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In Summit Reflections, educators review tools that they have seen at an EdSurge Tech for Schools Summit. Summit Reflections can only be completed onsite at the event; reviewers are incentivized to leave reviews.
Teacher, School Type: High School
Sep 11, 2016

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Usage: I would use this to supplement my CS instruction.
Students could use it to learn various programming languages and not be limited to what is installed on the computer.

Teacher would make it easier to correct assignments.

Strengths: The fact that you could teach students to program in multiple languages without having to install software is incredible.

It allow the teacher more flexibility to attend to student needs and provide feedback in a timely manner.

Suggestions for Improvement: Providing a small subset of starter programs for the languages would be helpful for teacher who do not have an extensive programming background.

Providing some links to some suggested curriculum/books for each language would also be helpful for teacher or students.

Verdict: It would allow students to expand their knowledge about CS programming as well as allow the teacher to teach various assignments without having to print them all out.

Tech Coordinator/Robotics Leader, School Type: Middle School, High ELL Population, Low Income Population
Sep 11, 2016

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Usage: To give students CS problems to code and quizzes.

Strengths: The fact that there is no installation need of software is a big plus.
The multiple languages that are available is great.

Suggestions for Improvement: Adding some teacher or student guides would be helpful.
This would help teachers who are reluctant to teach programming.

Verdict: The fact that you can give quizzes and have them auto corrected.
That you can teach a variety of languages and not have to install software.

Kavita, Tech Coordinator. School Type: Elementary School, Middle School, 1:1 Devices, Blended Learning
Sep 11, 2016

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Usage: I would like to offer this product as the part of tech club or as a supplement in the junior high classroom.

Strengths: Coding and programming is becoming part of Junior high students and it is so appropriate to use it now.

Suggestions for Improvement: I would need to really have hands on it to be able to give recommendation for it.

Verdict: Before advocating for it I would really need to work with it and use it with my students to be able to really speak for it.

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