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Hopscotch Makes Programming Easy

Hopscotch Makes Programming Easy

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.

Title: Hopscotch -- Programming made easy! Make games, stories, animations and more!
Summary: Easy-to-use visual tool makes programming fun for kids

Pros: Easy-to-use controls and colorful characters will draw kids in and show them that they can create their own programs.
Cons: Kids may find the open options for creation intimidating and need to see some examples for inspiration.
Bottom Line: Hopscotch is a great tool for introducing kids to programming, but it's just a starting point.

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By Common Sense Education