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Vidcode is an award-winning coding platform and curriculum built around the things students love to do! Vidcode provides a complete computer programming curriculum, focused on creative coding, design thinking, and practical cross-disciplinary applications.
Alice is a desktop app developed by Carnegie Mellon. More advanced than other programming tools for kids, Alice teaches the fundamentals of programming in a 3D setting. This makes it ideal for teens. Note: Java runtime is needed.
App Inventor is a cloud-based tool maintained by MIT. Much like Scratch, App Inventor has drag-and-drop coding blocks. However, App Inventor includes all methods, functions, and coding elements that a student would need to create an Android app.
GameBlox is a block-based programming site for making computer games. It is developed at the MIT Step Lab. You can edit games or create your own with the “Make a Game” button. There are five video tutorials to help you get started.