Tangible programming in the classroom with Tern.

Horn, Michael S.

Jacob, Robert J. K.


  • This interactivity demonstrates Tern, a tangible programming language for middle school and late elementary school students. Tern consists of a collection of wooden blocks shaped like jigsaw puzzle pieces. Children connect these blocks to form physical computer programs, which may include action commands, loops, branches, and subroutines. With Tern we attempt to provide the ability for teachers to ... read more
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  • Horn, Michael S., and Robert J. K. Jacob. "Tangible Programming in the Classroom with Tern." CHI '07 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems - CHI '07 (2007). doi:10.1145/1240866.1240933.
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