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May 24, 2016 AT 12:00 pm

Google teams up with MIT to make programming easier for kids #makereducation

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Read about the partnership in this post from Mashable.

Google is teaming up with MIT’s Media Lab to create Scratch Blocks, an updated version of the kid-centric programming language. Available now as a developer preview, student participants at Google’s I/O Youth event were able to get an early look at the new tools.

Scratch is a visual programming language developed by MIT’s Media Lab back in 2007 to make it easier for kids to learn the foundational knowledge required for programming and other technical skills.

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