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Great Introduction to Block Coding, Hour of Code

Great Introduction to Block Coding, Hour of Code

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.

SpriteBox : Code Hour

Fun, bite-sized puzzle game ideal for an hour of code

Pros: Fun and easy to play, and both block- and text-based code provide different challenges.

Cons: Light on actual coding content, and feedback is limited.

Bottom Line: Like any good tool for the Hour of Code, this app will provide a teaser for kids and leave them wanting more.

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By Common Sense Education