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Free Technology for Teachers: Spacewalk - A Multiplayer Game for Exploring the Space St... - 2 views
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The aim was to keep children engaged while they are learning programming, which can be frustrating
he developed the game because there is a lack of qualified instructors to teaching computer science below college level in a way that is accessible
emergent use of code to surmount challenges of one's own making is an act that fits our definition of exploratory play
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analysed how 30 successful programmers learnt their trade. They found that activities had to be structured by the person who is trying to learn and that learning must be creative and exploratory as well as 'sticky' -- successful programmers would spend hours and hours coding