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Why your 8-year-old should be coding | VentureBeat


Why your 8-year-old should be coding | VentureBeat.

An article about another learn-to-code program called “Tynker.” Screen shots suggest it has a lot in common with Scratch, including Scratch 2.0: web-based.

We’ve been trying out Scratch with our students and appreciate the stability of the platform (no more sticks that won’t boot), as well as the potential home-school re-enforcement.  Tynker, starting online, has started in the right place for a global audience.

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This entry was posted on April 18, 2013 by in code, curriculum, proceduracy, scratch, smartcomputing and tagged .

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