ScratchJr – Teaching pre-school kids how to write computer code

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A computer programming app has been released that is so easy to use that even kids aged five can do it according to its inventors.

==ScratchJr== is the brainchild of researchers in Massachussets, who are currently testing it out on kindergarten children there.

Specifically designed for children as young as five who haven’t yet learned to read, the app allows kids to craft their own interactive stories and games, by stringing coding blocks together in order to make animated characters move, ju…
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