Analysis of scratch projects of an introductory programming course for primary school students

@article{Funke2017AnalysisOS,
  title={Analysis of scratch projects of an introductory programming course for primary school students},
  author={Alexandra Funke and Katharina Geldreich and Peter Hubwieser},
  journal={2017 IEEE Global Engineering Education Conference (EDUCON)},
  year={2017},
  pages={1229-1236}
}
Computer Science (CS) is increasingly entering the early levels of early childhood education, like primary school or even kindergarten. Therefore, it becomes more and more important to gain insight into which teaching methods and content would be appropriate for young students of primary levels. To investigate this, we have designed a specific three-day introductory programming course for 4th grade students (ages 9–10), which was taught four times up to now. Fifty-eight children (26 girls and… CONTINUE READING
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