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Richard Byrne compared to Blackbird in this new article on Free Technology for Teachers.

In contrast to Blackbird doesn’t have any kind of block programming interface. From the first lesson students do all of their programming in a text editor. In other words, they learn to write Javascript and see what each line they write does. On the whole, my students preferred doing that to dragging and dropping in a block programming interface.


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