Teacher Review For Cargo-Bot

Simple game to engage students in programming basics

Jannine T.
Classroom teacher
Marymount of Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA)
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My Grades 7, 8
My Rating 3
Learning Scores
Engagement 2
Pedagogy 2
Support 3
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned No
I Would Recommend It No
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Individual
Great with ELL
Low literacy
How I Use It
Speaks to kids gaming and competitive natures but moves a little too slow for older students.
My Take
A little too basic for junior high level. Might be a good tool to hook students into programming but there is little opportunity to demonstrate creativity.