Objectives

Goals:

The second phase of the Madrasati Codes competition encourages the development of 21st-century skills, innovation, and programming creativity.

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Skills

Skills:

With the rapid development of new technologies every day and the need to learn and master skills that increase our chances of success in the future, in the age of continuous digital transformation and the realization of the Kingdom's Vision 2030 (information culture skills, computer programming, media, and lifelong learning)

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Outcomes

Output:

Developing the Madrasati Codes (2) competition to achieve Vision 2030 objectives that are represented by the Human Capability Development program to instill citizenship and values within the educational community, and to explore the history and the future of the founding of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

In addition to discovering the digital talents of teachers and students, which in return enables them to compete in worldwide coding competitions, providing teachers with a mechanism for applying edutainment, developing fundamental and future skills, and developing knowledge in programming sciences and creative design.

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An App Design Project to Innovate Environmentally Friendly Solutions

:Application

Apple App - Develop in Swift

:Technology used

Presentation Software
App Design Journal + Keynote or PowerPoint

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You can learn more detailed information about Madrasati Codes Competition Phase 2
Madrasati Codes 2 Competition Guide
Madrasati Codes 2 Students Guide
Judging criteria _App Design Innovate Environmentally Friendly Solutions
1- 1- Sign up to enter the competition in the students’ track during the registration period on the competition website on the following link.
https://icode.backtoschool.sa
2-Fill out the App Design Journal (guide attached)
3- Design an App Prototype using PowerPoint or keynote.
4- Produce a video explaining the project.
5- Upload the requirements to the competition website.
https://icode.backtoschool.sa/

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All grades students from grade one to grade twelve in public and private schools, international schools, and Saudi schools abroad.
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An Innovative Engineering Design Project Neom City project launching from Diriyah Gate

:Application

Minecraft Education Edition App from Microsoft

:Technology Used

Minecraft Education Edition using Python and programming blocks

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You can learn more detailed information about Madrasati Codes Competition Phase 2
Madrasati Codes 2 Competition Guide
Madrasati Codes 2 Students Guide
Judging criteria_ An Innovative Engineering Design Project (Neom City project launching from Diriyah Gate)
1- Sign up to enter the competition in the students track during the registration period on the competition website on the following link.
https://icode.backtoschool.sa
2- Download the latest version of Minecraft Education Edition, and log in through your Madrasati account.
https://education.minecraft.net/en-us/get-started/download
3- Complete the online course (Introduction to programming using Minecraft)
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-sa/learn/modules/minecraft-student-academy/
4- Download the special Minecraft world for the city of NEOM,
https://education.minecraft.net/en-us/lessons/3937
5- Design your engineering project in the city of NEOM, according to the following steps:
- Create a project scenario.
- Create the characters of the project.
- Design the project landmarks.
- Create audio and visual effects.
- Write the code used in the design project.
6- Produce a video explaining the project.
7- Upload the project and the video to the competition website during the project upload period. This step will also qualify you to participate in the international Minecraft competition in the future.
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For special Minecraft world for the city of NEOM, click on the link below to access the page
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All grades students from grade one to grade twelve in public and private schools, international schools, and Saudi schools abroad.
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You can watch the instructional videos on how to play in Minecraft Education Edition.
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-sa/learn/modules/minecraft-student-academy/
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Then choose the operating system for your device, (Windows), (Chromebook), (Mac), or (iPad), as shown in the image below.
Please refer to the student manual for a step by step guide.
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Check your device and operating system to make sure that it supports Minecraft Education Edition.
- Minecraft Education Edition does not work on smartphone devices.
- Minecraft Education Edition Works on:
1. Windows 11, 10, 8, and 7.
2. Mac version (High Sierra 10.13) and above.
3. Chromebook (OS 83) and above.
4. iPad (iOS 10) and above.
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Yes, you can register as a team (maximum 3 students) to work together
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Make sure you use your correct Madrasati username and password, not your personal Minecraft game password.
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1. Launch the game, then click on the world file you downloaded and it will be added automatically.
2. The world can also be added from within the game by choosing "Import" from the main menu.
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Doesn’t exist currently. Programming must be in English.
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Python.
2- Microsoft MakeCode Blocks.
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We recommend using the creative mode because in this mode the player has access to an infinite amount of available blocks and items in the inventory. Players are also not subject to end-of-life in the game, as well as many non-survival features such as flight.
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-Problem-solving
-Decision making
-Solution Based Project.
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An Interactive Lesson Design Project

:Application

Minecraft Education Edition App from Microsoft

:Technology Used

Minecraft Education Edition using Python and programming blocks

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You can learn more detailed information about Madrasati Codes Competition Phase 2
Madrasati Codes 2 Competition Guide
Madrasati Codes 2 Teacher Guide
Judging criteria _An Interactive educational lesson design project
1- Sign up to enter the competition in the teachers’ track during the registration period on the competition website on the following link.
https://icode.backtoschool.sa

2- Download the latest version of Minecraft Education Edition, and log in through your Madrasati account.
https://education.minecraft.net/en-us/get-started/download
3- Join the self-learning path to be a certified Minecraft teacher.
https://docs.microsoft.com/en-sa/learn/paths/minecraft-teacher-academy-en/
4- Review the sample lessons related to the syllabus.
https://education.minecraft.net/en-us/lessons/3941
5- Design your lesson and achieve the learning objectives with gamification education strategies via the following steps:
-Design the virtual world (characters, backgrounds, places..)
- Design lesson content and levels.
-Write the lesson scenario
-Write the code to run the lesson.
- Create audio-visual effects within the lesson.
7- Produce a video showing the lesson and student interaction.
8- Upload the video and the interactive lesson to the competition website.
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All K-12 teachers in public schools, private schools, international schools and Saudi schools abroad.
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https://docs.microsoft.com/en-sa/learn/paths/minecraft-teacher-academy-en/
In addition to checking out the supporting instructional videos available.
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By visiting the following link
https://education.minecraft.net/get-started/download
Then choose the operating system for your device, (Windows), (Chromebook), (Mac), or (iPad), as shown in the image below.
The included videos provide a step-by-step tutorial on how to download and install.
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Check your device and operating system to make sure that it supports Minecraft Education Edition.
- Minecraft Education Edition does not work on smartphone devices.
- Minecraft Education Edition Works on:
1. Windows 11, 10, 8, and 7.
2. Mac version (High Sierra 10.13) and above.
3. Chromebook (OS 83) and above.
4. iPad (iOS 10) and above.
For further issues contact tech support on the following number 19996
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Make sure you are using the correct version of Minecraft Education Edition
Make sure you are logging into Minecraft EDUCATION Edition, not another Minecraft Game Edition.
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None, you can start with a new world or use one of the provided worlds as a template to start with.
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Yes, you can participate individually or in team with a maximum of 3 teachers.
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It does not currently exist, but some lessons have been provided in Arabic.
Programming must be in English.
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- JavaScript.
- Python.
- Microsoft MakeCode Blocks.
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Yes, it can be used by teachers in all subjects and disciplines, having a coding background is not required.
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Yes, Minecraft Education Edition can be used in Science and Chemistry lessons by using the virtual chemistry lab that provides a safe environment. It also can be used to facilitate Physics, Geology, and Social Studies lessons where we can utilize the landscape and and bodies of water, and soil to simulate the real environment.
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There are many tools, including the Camera, the Book, the Book & Quill, the Portfolio, and the Blackboards available in three sizes (Slate - Poster - Board).
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Integrating ICT into education.
- Play-based learning strategy (STEAM)
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Participation of the Education Department in the tracks of Madrasati Coding competition Phase (2)

:Participation of The Teachers and The Students

Encourages education departments, departments of education, and schools associated with them to participate and provide support to teachers and students

:Duties of the Executive Committee in the Education Department

The tasks of the Education Department continue in a competition programmed (2) according to the circular of His Excellency the Deputy Minister of Education No. 79328 dated 01/08/1442.

:Duties of the Executive Committee Coordinator or Coordinator in the Education Department

Follow-up the competition work at the level of the educational administration in the region, with the participation of educational leaders in the administration.
-Attending the induction sessions for the competition tracks and using the approved platform to register and upload works.
- Follow-up and coordination of training for teachers, and students in the educational administration.
- Follow up on the number of registered students at the level of the educational administration during the first and second periods.
- Ensure the correctness of the information and attachments related to the participants’ work uploaded on the platform during the first and second periods.
- Supporting and following up the participation of teachers, and students, in the competition.

:Performance Indicators for Education Departments

Registration of participants from 25% of the education administration schools in the competition tracks.
- More than 10% of the participants in the teachers track registered in the Education Department in the first period.
- More than 35% of the teachers participating in the competition attended the training sessions.
- Recording the participation of more than 25% of students in the Education Department in the first and second periods.
- More than 25% of the registered students attended the training sessions in the first and second periods.
Provide 4 office hours per week for the duration of the competition from the central trainer or coach teacher to support the participants in the competition projects.
Presenting and implementing a media plan.

Supporting Files

You can learn more detailed information about Madrasati Codes Competition Phase 2
Madrasati Codes 2 Competition Guide
Arbitration_and_comparison_guide1_2.pdf
Competition_Prize_Branch_(Education_Management)_1_1.pdf
Madrasati Coding Competition Award (Second Phase) Branch (Education Administration):
The prize for Madrasati Coding Competition (Second Phase) Branch (Education Administration) is divided into three categories:
Category 1: Honoring (5) education departments in the Education Department category (the most in the total number of participants) in the two competition tracks in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Category (2): Honoring (10) education departments in the Education Department category (the highest percentage of the total participants) in the two competition tracks at the level of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Category (3): Honoring (10) educational administrations in the Education Department category (the most number of times won) in the two competition tracks at the level of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
* The Education Department, which has won more than one award, will receive certificates of thanks and appreciation in the winning categories and honor shields according to the categories.
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Participation of the school in the tracks of the Madrasati Coding competition Phase (2) 

:Participation of the teachers and the students in the school

Each school motivates its teachers, and students, to participate in the Madrasati coding competition p in the second stage.

:Tasks of the participants in the student track

Determine the type of participation, individual or group (3 participants as a maximum).
- Forming a working group for collective participation within the school.
- Registration through the competition platform for the students.
- Attending training in one of the available training methods: (virtual meetings - self-training from the back-to-school platform - training from the Education Department) for the track.
Designing the project according to the required standards and controls.
Produce a high-quality video explaining the project.
- Upload the project and video to the approved platform.
Attending the personal interview (the participant or the work team) in person or remotely if the panel of arbitrators selects the work.
Create a high-quality video explaining the project.
- Upload the project and video to the approved platform.
- Conducting a personal interview with the participant or the work team in the event that the work is nominated to win if the panel of arbitrators so requests.

:Tasks of the participants in the teachers’ track

Determine the type of participation, individual or group (3 participants as a maximum).
- Forming a working group for collective participation within the school.
- Registration via the competition platform for the teachers’ path.
Attending one of the available training methods (virtual meetings, self-training from the back-to-school platform, and training through the central trainer) for the track.
Design the project according to the required standards and controls.
Produce a high-quality video explaining the project.
- Upload the project and video to the approved platform.
- Attending the personal interview (the participant or the work team) in person or remotely in the event that the work is nominated to win the request of the panel of arbitrators.
Create a high-quality video explaining the project.
- Upload the project and video to the approved platform.
- Conducting a personal interview with the participant or the work team in the event that the work is nominated for victory, if the jury so requests.

:Duties of (school director/principal – director/director of the center – director/director of the institute) or whomever he delegates

Supporting and motivating teachers and students participating in the competition.
- Supervising the formation of the work teams participating in the two competition tracks.
- Supervising the training of teachers, and students participating in the competition.
- Ensure that the works of teachers, and students participating in the competition, are uploaded through the platform designated for that.
Assigning one of the school’s teachers or administrators to carry out the tasks and work of the competition coordinator within the school.

:Duties of the competition coordinator within the school

- Educating teachers, and students, to participate in the competition through bulletins and group and individual meetings.
- Facilitating the participation of teachers in the competition and addressing the challenges they may face.
- Communicate with technical support to address the challenges that the participating teachers and students may face.
- Follow up on promoting the work of teachers, and students participating in the competition, through the platform designated for that.
- Communicate with the executive committee in the education departments regarding the conduct of the competition.
- Coordination with the winners/winners regarding receiving their prizes and attending the closing ceremony.

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You can learn more detailed information about Madrasati Codes Competition Phase 2
Madrasati Codes 2 Competition Guide
Arbitration_and_comparison_guide1_1.pdf
Competition_Prize_Branch_(School)_1_1.pdf
The Prize for Madrasati Coding (Second Phase) Branch (The School) is divided into two categories:
Category (1): Honoring (15) schools (the most number of participants) in the two competition tracks in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Category (2): Honoring (15) schools (the highest percentage of the total participants) in the two competition tracks in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
* The school that wins more than one award will receive certificates of thanks and appreciation in the two winning categories and two honorary shields.
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