Game Helps Kids Think Like Programmers

7/11/2014 By:

Title: Cargo-Bot
Summary: Challenging game helps kids learn to think like programmers
 
Pros: Kids learn a full-range of programming skills in a fun, engrossing game that also demonstrates what they can create themselves using the skills they're learning.
Cons: Though the minimal hints do force kids to figure out solutions on their own, some kids may feel defeated by the challenge and give up.
Bottom Line: Cargo-Bot is a simple concept that packs a challenging punch and teaches valuable programming skills.
 
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