Posted Sep. 17, 2012 at 6:00 a.m.

Premium Lock Visual software coding languages boost kids as programmers

Published: 2012-09-17 06:00:39
Updated: 2012-09-17 06:00:39

"Alice' in action Students watch their classmates’ presentations during an “Adventures in ALICE Programming” workshop. (Photo by Megan Morr) Image 1 of 2 · Next Image…

Alice, Scratch and Lua-based platforms help make programming more prevalent among elementary and middle school students and teach them problem-solving skills that translate to other languages such as Python, Java, Ruby and C++, says Brook Osborne, director of outreach at Duke University's department of computer science....

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