The International Game Developers Association (IGDA) Game Design Special Interest Group recently held a Mentor “Ask Me Anything (AMA)” with Game Writers in conjunction with the National STEM Video Game Challenge. Teachers and students throughout the United States contributed questions about the process of writing original video games. The expert panel moderated by Felix Wilhelmy featured: Sheri […]
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.