Code Jumper is an innovative product that assists children, regardless of visual ability, to learn computer coding and programming skills through a unique, physical system. Code Jumper was developed by Microsoft and will be distributed by American Printing House.
Code Jumper™ is the newest innovation to assist children, regardless of their level of vision, in learning computer coding and programming skills through a unique, physical system. Originally designed by Microsoft® and developed by APH, this educational toy bridges the skills gap and opens up the world of coding to every student.
Children not only learn basic programming concepts, such as sequence, iteration, selection, and variables, but will also be encouraged to think computationally, such as solving the same challenge in multiple ways.
Most important, any teacher can facilitate Code Jumper lessons without prior computer science experience, and Code Jumper is inclusive of all children across the vision spectrum.
APH is pleased to announce that we will be partnering with HumanWare to distribute Code Jumper internationally. HumanWare is a leader in assistive technology, with over 30 years of experience in empowering people who are blind or with low vision through innovative solutions.
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