Kids Improve Reading and STEM Skills with Microsoft Kodu

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Kodu was announced last year at the CES 2009 Conference where Robbie Bach and Sparrow, a middle school student, demonstrated a game she developed in Kodu. Today, Microsoft is expanding Kodu beyond the XBOX and offering the programming language for the PC platform.

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(Credit: Corinne Schulze/CNET Networks)

Students can use Kodu on their classroom, lab, or laptop PC to develop games that allow them to explore cross-group collaboration, project-based learning, reading, math, and science.  Check out the video below on how one Detroit classroom is using Kodu.

Learn more at fuse.microsoft.com/kodu/

  • camevans

    Microsoft also has another programming language for students, Small Basic. Small Basic helps students learn formal coding constructs in a simple, intuitive environment. You can learn more at http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/devlabs/cc950524….