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Great Tool Introduces Teens to Coding

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Vidcode

 

Cool coding tool tuned to teen girls' passions aids creativity 

Pros: Allows for quick creation, using girls' own photos and videos for built-in engagement and a personal touch.

Cons: Videos take a while to upload, and there's an assumption of some prior knowledge of coding without much introductory help.

Bottom Line: Learn-to-code programs for youths often too narrowly define what can be done with code; Vidcode expands the options, helping girls see code's value in culture and express themselves. 

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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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