Online resources help students learn computer programming

02/12/2012 | Seattle Times, The

While few schools offer computer-programming courses at the middle- and high-school level, free resources such as RoboZZle and Scratch are available online.  One educator says computer programming can help students learn important critical-thinking skills. "These skills are completely transferable," computer-science teacher Lauren Bricker said. "Students can use them to write a computer program or a history paper."

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