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Review by Amanda Bindel, Common Sense Education | Updated February 2015
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codeSpark Academy

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Drag and drop visual code blocks, guide monsters through obstacles

Subjects & skills

  • Critical Thinking
  • College & Career Prep
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Andy L. , Other
Christa McAuliffe Elementary School
Hastings, MN
Game Under the Cloak of Coding
The Foos is a mixed bag for me. The upside is student engagement. The downside is the ease in which students can take a coding skill-building app and skip around practice to simply 'play.' I would prefer to see this app make the playing aspect of the game an earned experience - finish a round of coding practice, play a user-generated game level. By making the gaming side so easy and attractive, it feels like the app is pulling many of our kids away from the creation of game programming and locking them into game consuming - at which they are already very proficient.
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