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Students are Playing Angry Birds in Class to Learn Computer Science
Teachers at Ballentine Elementary School are using the video game Angry Birds to teach their students basic computer coding skills.
Having skills in computer coding could benefit these kids in the long-term, regardless of what career path they choose.
As WLTX reports, the school won this year’s South Carolina Association for Educational Technology Innovative Programs Award. The computer lab instructors at the school, Sabrina Martin and John Kawamoto, won a statewide technology award for their original class curriculum.