You would be forgiven for thinking that I probably made a typing error in the title of this post. How could Grade 5 students possibly be programming? They're just too young! Or so we thought. Our ICT teacher, Ms Cornelius, decided to give it a try anyway after she read about a free software tool called Scratch.

Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy for young children to create their own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art -- and to share their creations on t...
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