Alice 3 Blog | Useless ramblings from the Alice dev team There are a lot of reasons why Alice is still in beta. Gabe and I estimated that if we can make 1001 improvements, then Alice3 will cross over into the “good” realm. To date, I’ve gotten 3 of the 1001, so there’s still a long ways to go. For most of the problems with Alice, I have a plan.
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Using an innovative 3D programming environment that makes it easy to create animations or games, the Alice Project seeks to provide tools and materials for a conceptual core of computational thinking, problem solving, and computer programming. The Alice Suite of educational tools is designed to support teaching and learning across a spectrum of ages, grade levels, and classes in K-12 and in college or university courses. Read more... The Alice team has developed instructional materials to support students and teachers in using this new approach. Other authors have generously joined our efforts, creating additional textbooks.