Move The Turtle. Programming For Kids
By Next is Great
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*** Winner of a Parents’ Choice Gold Award
"I highly recommend it for all kids, whether or not they want to get into programming. The kind of thinking required to solve the tasks in the app is important for everyone to learn, for every field of study."
-- Wired.com / Geek Dad
"Are you a computer geek that loves programming or are you a classroom teacher instructing on such skills as angles, measurement and two dimensional geometry? If you answered yes to either these, then you have come to the right educational app"
"I spent my formative tech-years trundling a robo-turtle around the floor while learning the Logo programming language. Now there's an app for that, although in this case the turtle is virtual"
-- The Guardian
*** Move the Turtle teaches children (ages 5+) the basics of programming (yes, we do mean coding!)
*** Challenges and rewards keep children (with parents' assistance) & teenagers (on their own) engaged!
*** NEW! *** Share procedures via public links!
*** NEW! *** See commands used in other users' procedures!
*** NEW! *** Import the procedures to your Move The Turtle app!
Move The Turtle is an educational application for iPhone and iPad that teaches children the basics of creating computer programs, using intuitive graphic commands.
Do you remember the Logo programming language? A friendly Turtle will introduce your child step by step to the basic concepts of programming in a colourful graphic environment. Who knows, maybe your child will be the next outstanding programmer!
By completing the tasks, one after another, your child learns:
*** how to plan complex activities composed of simple elements
*** how to reuse previously completed work
*** how to use graphics, spatial orientation and sound in programming
Your child will also become familiar with the notions of loops, procedures, variables and conditional instructions.
Programming is about more than completing tasks, it is also about implementing your own ideas using your imagination. With this in mind we give you the opportunity to create your own programs from scratch or based on our inspiring examples.
What's New in Version 1.3.2
* sharing procedures via public links!
* importing the procedures to your Move The Turtle app!
Full iOS7 support
If you like Move The Turtle, please take the time to give us a nice review: it really helps.
Reminds me of my youth!
My first encounter with computing was in the 1st grade in the early eighties where a used a program called Logo on an Apple IIe and would move a "turtle" just like this. Hope to inspire my little ones.
Great teaching app
This is a great teaching at four beginnings of all ages.
My grandchildren wrote their first cold is it.
I also have an elder in his 50s who wrote his first coat with it.
I highly recommend. +[(:-)
Note to programming staff:
List upgrade doesn't work for me I have no idea how to us import. Says I need some kind of parental ID?
iOS 8 has lot of issues
this was a good game but has so many issues on iOS 8. App freezes with icons disappearing or completely missing. I hope someone is looking into fixing it.
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- Category: Education
- Updated: Apr 09, 2014
- Version: 1.3.2
- Size: 27.5 MB
- Languages: English, Polish, Spanish
- Seller: Next is Great Sp z o.o.
- © 2012-2014 Next is Great Sp. z o.o.
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.