By:Graphite by Common Sense Media
“Common Sense Media’s service Graphite, which offers independent ratings and reviews of learning apps and websites, has compiled this list of apps to get young students started on the road to coding. For complete reviews, and for each app’s “Learning Rating,” visit the Graphite website.
Grades: K through 2
Concepts: Digital creation, logic, combining knowledge
ScratchJr‘s icon-driven interface is a good fit when the goal is introducing kids to programming concepts without all the complex programming. The interface does take some time to figure out: It’s not as simple as handing the program to a classroom of kids, but with a little teacher guidance, ScratchJr offers a rich and challenging environment for very young programmer.” To read further please click here: