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Ten coding and programming apps

Classroom ICT
Our latest apps advice focuses on free and cheap apps to help engage students with coding and programming. Justin Smith gives us 10 of his favourites.

In September, the government introduces a new computing curriculum in order to equip learners with the foundational skills, knowledge and understanding of computing. Coding and programming are very common demands nowadays and the following apps will be both an excellent introduction and useful resource for teachers hoping to spark students’ interest.

This was created for the purpose of thesis on “an interactive textbook of internet technologies”. It contains a list of all the elements used in HTML 5, with an explanation and source code. It offers tests which are evaluated in the form of statistical tables. Any code that is written is automatically displayed in the browser.

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