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01.27.17
Block-Based Coding

While not our primary means of learning, block-based coding is popular for a reason: it allows students to make gains without fear of syntactical error. Our students are introduced to block-based coding through Code.org after they have displayed strength in text-based coding (in our chosen language, Terrapin Logo). They love the fun graphics and games (Minecraft, Frozen, and Angry Birds are all featured), and they often make connections to what they've already learned through Logo.

The Code.org course is self-paced, so those who struggle can spend more time with a concept, while those who fly through can move on to more advanced challenges.

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