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TinkerTags was designed to help bridge the growing racial and ethnic divide in the field of computing. According to Jane Margolis, “Computing is the kind of high-status knowledge that taps a student into the grid of twenty-first-century opportunities” (Margolis, 2008). Computing and skills like computational thinking (a way of solving problems and designing systems that draws on fundamental concepts in computer science like algorithmic thinking, abstraction, decomposition, etc.) are becoming more important in an increasingly technological society. Review EdShelf