A tool for getting students interested in computer programming

07/14/2011 | KQED.org

The digital program Kodu, by Microsoft, is a tool for introducing students ages 9 to 17 to computer programming. Kodu is an icon-based, visual programming language for creating PC and Xbox games, such as the award-winning game Toxic -- created by 10-year-old Hannah Wyman -- which challenges users to save the environment while teaching them about pollution.

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