Quick Start Tutorial: Kids Can Use App Inventor to Build Android Apps!

Triag App

Kids can write their own applications for their android devices. How you might ask? With the free App Inventor development environment from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). The wonderful thing about App Inventor is that it lets you see the results of each step of coding immediately, so you never get bored. This is

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Quick Start Tutorial: Scratch Programming

SCRATCH

Scratch is a free graphical, drag and drop style, programming language for elementary & middle school kids, ages 7 -12. It is developed by MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). It is a wonderful way to introduce your child to the concepts of computer programming! Learn about Scratch by taking these Scratch Tours, which

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Kids Can Program Computers Too! Check Out Some Cool Kids Tools..

          Here are links to some free programming environments & tools geared towards elementary & middle school kids. I introduced them in the order listed:          

Elementary School Age (4th & 5th graders) & Early Middle School (6th grade):

Scratch: My 3rd grade daughter

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Elementary School Kids Can Program Computers!

SCRATCH

As a software engineer, I wanted to introduce my children to computer programming concepts in a way that was fun. Scratch fit that quest. Scratch is a free graphical, drag and drop style, programming language for elementary & middle school age kids written by MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). It is a wonderful way to

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