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: Kodable - K-5 Coding Curriculum for Elementary
Summary: Fun procedural reasoning for kids; great curriculum for teachers
Pros: Visual instructions and step-by-step levels make it possible for kids to learn programming concepts even before they learn to read.
Cons: A teacher's biggest challenge may be finding the time for students to discover all there is to learn and do.
Bottom Line: Kodable is a fun way for elementary school students to understand coding and contains impressive supports for teachers.
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