Friday, May 12, 2017

'Coding Jam' Uses Musical Blocks To Teach Kids Programming Concepts

We need this kind of stuff in our schools.

Last year, Osmo expanded its iPad-based children's learning system with a program that teaches kids to code by linking tangible tiles with on-screen commands. Now the company's expanded its platform with Coding Jam, an add-on that assigns musical tones to a new set of blocks, allowing young learners to tap out tunes in a sequence just like a series of code elements.