Students develop problem-solving skills with computer coding

coding-classesAdeline Brutger peered at the screen of her mini-laptop.

The Grand Forks third-grader described three cartoon figures she was using in her story, two of which appeared to be walking down a road. One, a blob-like character, hovered in the sky.

Her plot was simple: One character says something mean to the other, and the latter whispers that he doesn’t appreciate the mean words. The third character says he doesn’t like the bullying that’s happening.

“I know most stories (require) problem solving, so I had to...

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