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.
To check out the Scratch site click here.
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.
To check out the SCRATCHED site click here.
by Karen Brennan
Useful handouts and notes from past Scratch workshops focused on making games in Sratch.
To check out the Let’s Play site click here.
Scratch Resources extends the Sharing possibilities Scratch already supports by enabling users to share and download sprites, sounds, music, backgrounds, and scripts. It is also a place where you can find tutorials on all aspects of Scratch from basic to advanced.
To check out the Scratch Resources site click here.
The Clutter site allows users to create links between Scratch projects to make it easier to create multi-scene stories and multi-level games.
To check out the Clutter site click here.