GameSalad teaches STEM and STEAM with a game design focus. Students learn programming concepts and computer science through project-based lessons, building their own video games on a syntax-free visual programming interface. Detailed instructions for students and full lesson plans for teachers make a great introduction to coding for 5th grade through post-secondary. Web-based interface is set up for either self-paced or teacher-led instruction. Free Services Offered: GameSalad’s education platform, with TEKS and CSTA aligned curriculum, is available free until the end of May 2020 to schools affected by closings.