The National STEM Video Game Challenge today announced the winners of the 2017 competition. This year’s winners include 23 middle and high school students who submitted original video games and game design concepts in platforms including GameMaker, Gamestar Mechanic, Scratch, and Unity. Presented by the Joan Ganz Cooney Center at Sesame Workshop and E-Line Media, […]
As young people create and share Scratch projects, they learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also learning to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively.
Scratch is developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab, with financial support from the National Science Foundation, Microsoft, Intel Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Google, Iomega and MIT Media Lab research consortia.
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To check out the “Get Started” section of the Scratch site click here.
Read the Scratch Team’s article on how Scratch can help simplify game design on the Cooney Center Blog.
ScratchEd is a new online community where Scratch educators share stories, exchange resources, ask questions, and find people.
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by Karen Brennan
Useful handouts and notes from past Scratch workshops focused on making games in Scratch.
To check out the Let’s Play site click here.