Project 252

Blockly

Contributed by Mags Amond (@magsamond)
EdTech Tool Name:Blockly
Bref Description:A superb drag-and-drop visual programming tool, holding a suite of challenges and games to guide a learner thru computational thinking into simple coding
Type of EdTech Tool:
  • Web (access through web browser)
  • Chrome OS App
  • Linux Software
  • Windows Software
Website/Weblinks:
EdTech Tool Usage Keywords:coding, computational thinking, challenge, visual, drag and drop, games
EdTech Tool Uses:This is the most useful and intuitive introduction to programming for learners of all ages. Most other recent additions to the "learn to code" world seem to have been based on it. A work of genius, literally!
Education Level(s):
  • Primary (Junior)
  • Primary (Senior)
  • Primary (SEN)
  • Post-Primary (Junior)
  • Post-Primary (Senior)
  • Post-Primary (SEN)
  • Third Level/Higher Education
  • Other: life long learning, coderdojo
Academic Subjects:CS, Math, Tech
EdTech Tool Pricing Structure:Completely, 100% free
Other: The author Neil Fraser shares the code other to use
Further info:
Comment:Blockly is in my top three Ed Tech tools
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