12/14/2012 12:05 pm ET

How To Train Your Robot: How I Teach Kids To Program Without Computers

Last April, I taught six kids of ages 5 to 7 how to program. "In what programming language?" you may ask. Well… I didn't use a programming language, at least none that you know of. In fact, I didn't even use a computer. Instead, I devised a game called "How To Train Your Robot." Before I explain how the game works, let me tell my motivation.

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