Tangible programming in the classroom: A practical approach.

Horn, Michael S.

Jacob, Robert J. K.


  • This paper introduces Quetzal, a tangible programming language for children to use in educational settings. Quetzal features inexpensive, durable parts with no embedded electronics or power supplies. Children create programs in offline settings--on their desks or on the floor--and carry their programs to a scanning station when they are ready to compile. We argue that a language like Quetzal could ... read more
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  • Horn, Michael S., and Robert J. K. Jacob. "Tangible Programming in the Classroom." CHI '06 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI EA '06 (2006). doi:10.1145/1125451.1125621.
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