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How do these environments vary in their approach to opening up the world of programming to learners And how effective in your opinion is each approachIf you want to communicate with other people we should learn how to speak and how to communicate each other with same language Some people learn different languages for communicating with other people Also there is a computer programming language which we can communicate with computers Reshkoff 2011 A better understanding of computers as human tools requires an understanding of these functionalities Brey 2005 p 384For the programming language Resnick and at al 2009mentioned Papets idea of programming language that should be considered in three categories a low floor easy to get started a high ceiling opportunities to create increasingly complex projects over time and a wide walls supporting many different types of projects so people with many different interests and learning styles can all become engaged p 63 In the CI 499 class I have experienced using two different programming languages python and scratch While I wasusing python I had tutorial sessions from Codecademy Not only for the programming language have I also thoughtfor the program itself should consider the Papets three ideas for programming languages First of all I really had hard time with Codecademy There are many reasons that I had difficult time with it Codecademy did not fully consider the three Papets idea especially floor The way of explaining what people need to do with Codecademy was not clear for the English is the second language learner I assumed that they only targeted for Native American speaker In Guzdial 2003 article he mentioned Piagets idea that Students need concrete experiences before they can understand abstractions on the experience p 7 I felt that Codecademy could not give me opportunitesto the experience other than abstractions I did not have enough experience for one concept but Codecademy asked me to do further production for creating without enough experiences
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