We’re Using Engineering Tools to Teach With

Rachelle Dené Poth wrote a blog post in collaboration with our cofounder Ness.


Blackbird uses an educational version of JavaScript. Programming languages, like JavaScript, Python, C++, and so forth, are engineering tools, and on their own, they’re terribly unfriendly, especially for those just getting started in the classroom. This may sound like a technical distinction, but the difference is important, so let’s take a closer look.

Read the full article in Rachelle's blog