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Introducing Programming to Preschoolers

Introducing Programming to Preschoolers

| February 23, 2012 | 15 Comments

Flickr: AngryJulieMonday By Heather Chaplin Since MIT’s Lifelong Kindergarten group released Scratch in 2007, kids ages 8 to 13 have built more than 2.2 million animations, games, music, videos and stories using the kid-friendly programming language. Scratch allows kids to snap together graphical blocks of instructions, like Lego bricks, to control sprites—the movable objects that […]

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5 Tools to Introduce Programming to Kids

5 Tools to Introduce Programming to Kids

| May 16, 2011 | 84 Comments

There are many tools out there that provide a great introduction to computer science for K-12 students, but here are a few of our favorites.

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