SpriteBox Coding Introduces Young Learners to Essential Coding Concepts

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Appealing puzzle game reinforces essential coding concepts

Pros: Good progression of challenges, easy to use for short chunks of time, and supports understanding of basic coding syntax.

Cons: Not explicit in how gameplay connects to coding concepts, and in-game help is pretty limited.

Bottom Line: This well-designed game introduces basic coding syntax and is best used for practice.

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App of the Day picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best ed-tech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly. 

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