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MusiCode / Musical programming toy

MusiCode

There are now many programming toys on the market designed for healthy children. However, there is a dearth of appropriate tools for young learners with mixed visual abilities to engage with computational learning. This is an educational inequity. Addressing this gap, we present MusiCode, a tangible programming toy for visually impaired children. With MusiCode they could compose a track using computational thinking by putting physical code together. When children hit the keyboard, the results of the program are fed back in the form of music.

University

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Zhang Chao,
Zhejiang University

Wu Jiayi,
Zhejiang University

Hu Yajing,
Zhejiang University

Shao Yaping,
Zhejiang University