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Programming Tools




  • Alice 2.0 - Older, but stable, release of Alice.  Alice is an innovative 3D programming environment that allows students to learn fundamental programming concepts in the context of creating animated movies and simple video games.  Instructions correspond to standard statements in a production oriented programming language, such as Java, C++, and C#.


  • Alice 3.0 - Beta version of the all NEW Alice!  This is a very early and somewhat unstable beta.  The Alice project is now supported by Electronic Arts (The Sims) and Sun Microsystems (Java), so stay tuned for amazing things to come!


  • Storytelling Alice - Storytelling Alice is a programming environment designed to motivate a broad spectrum of middle school students (particularly girls) to learn to program computers through creating short 3D animated movies. Storytelling Alice Instruction Book.


  • Scratch 1.4 - The new Scratch 1.4 can now interface with the new Lego WeDo simple robotics kits.  Scratch is free and the robotics kits are really simple, neat and relatively cheap.  If you don't already know, Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to learn the basic concepts of programming while creating your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and you can share your creations on the web