Scratch

Programming for Kids

Scratch

There has been a lot of chatter in the news of the importance of students learning how to program (read one story here).

Scratch is a free open sourced program created by MIT's Lifelong Kindergarten lab. Scratch.mit.edu also allows creators to share their masterpieces on line and learn from each other.

Students can create interactive, animated stories and games. Here is a quick tour of some of the possibilities.
Intro to Scratch

Some Resources to Get You Started

Scratch Jr.

A tool for our youngest learners.
Scratch Jr App for iPad

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