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Title: Cork The Volcano - Puzzlets
Summary: Fun elementary coding through hands-on puzzle tiles
Pros: Students learn to think in new ways while playing a really entertaining game that extends beyond the screen.
Cons: A short cartoon introduces a problem, but kids may not understand right away that they need to stopper the volcano.
Bottom Line: Programming that combines engaging physical puzzle tiles with digital game play.
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