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: Mozilla Thimble
Summary: Inspiring platform teaches coding through remixing
Pros: Remixable starter projects along with immediate, visual coding feedback guide students toward more sophisticated creations.
Cons: Without any direct instruction, the text-heavy code could discourage some students from jumping in or staying engaged.
Bottom Line: Thimble is an excellent, free resource for teaching students to code through experimentation.
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