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Programming Teaching Tools Feature Assessment Associated with Brazilian Curriculum Base Obtained Through BPL Platforms Analysis

  • Aléssio Miranda JúniorEmail author
  • Deisymar Botega TavaresEmail author
  • Jordana Caires CarvalhoEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 11590)

Abstract

Learning programming isn’t only important for programmers. Studies show that learning computation is useful for logical reasoning development, which leads to an easier learning in mathematical fundamentals and language skills. Because of this, several computation platforms have emerged for children and teenagers. These tools can be used by teachers from several fields of knowledge to stimulate their student’s learning. However, these platforms don’t include topics from the Brazilian National Curricular Joint Base (BNCC), which make them difficult to use for this specific purpose. Looking to the relevance of creating or remodeling a platform for this goal, the first step is to survey for necessary features. The LORI method was used by students from elementary public school, using Code and Blockly platforms. This paper describes which and how features were studied during the exploration of two platforms, while analysing the audience. Computer education platforms directed to young people can highlight some important characteristics: daily use and cultural aspects of students in order to approach the platform, giving feedback with enough information for them to understand their error and the possibility for the teacher to visualize and measure in what aspect and how often the students make a mistake.

Keywords

Cultural issues in learning with collaboration technologies Programming for children E-learning LORI Education Programming with education 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centro Federal de Educação Tecnológica de Minas GeraisBelo HorizonteBrazil

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