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To achieve their full potential, kids need to understand how computers and software work. codeSpark makes learning to code fun for young kids by allowing them to program cute characters called Foos in an entertaining virtual world. The programming interface is 100% visual so pre-readers and non-English speakers can play.
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codeSpark ignites interest in computer science and turns programming into play. Our target age is 5-8 and because our game has no words, it can be played globally. Watch video >
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Blog posted on behalf of Grant Hosford, CEO and Co-Founder of codeSpark
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