SAM Labs Alpha Kit

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Sam Labs Alpha kit is an educational kit designed for the classroom that teaches students how to code, ignite creativity, and more. 30 Sites & Apps for Learning to Program or Code ] Once the SAM's Space app is downloaded and the blocks are synced up, the app allows students to start creating, using a variety of functions/commands such as: create music, send out a tweet, build a car and have it move, etc. For iLearn Technology's excellent review click here.

SAM Labs Alpha Kit

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SAM Labs Alpha kit is an educational kit designed for the classroom that teaches students how to code, ignite creativity, and much more. Once the SAM's Space app is downloaded and the blocks are synced up the app allows students to then start creating using a variety of functions/commands such as: create music, send out a tweet, build a car and have it move, etc etc. Educators are using SAM in a number of way from creating simple algorithms to very complex commands.

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