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Fifth-graders Kian McKelfresh and Simon Bell build a computer game in Keegan Finley’s class at Mary Peacock Elementary. Del Norte Triplicate / Bryant Anderson
Students get a look behind the screen in worldwide computer programming project   

Alexa Gomez Aguilar and Sinai Peña are no strangers to computers, but on Wednesday they became computer programmers.

Armed with iPads, Alexa and Sinai, students in Keegan Finley’s fifth-grade class at Mary Peacock Elementary School, used a program called Hopscotch, which taught “drag and drop” computer programming allowing the two girls to tell their character, a cupcake with turquoise frosting, what to do.

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