Scratch: Imagine, Program, Share

Scratch, from the MIT Media Lab, is a programming tool “designed to help young people (ages 8 and up) develop 21st century learning skills. As they create Scratch projects, young people learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also gaining a deeper understanding of the process of design.”

This demo video is all kinds of wonderful. It not only shows the process of designing and creating a game with Scratch, but also illustrates the thinking and learning going on while creating the game. And the narration and flow of the demo video are terrific too. Great job. I yelled hooray at the end!

An Introduction to Scratch Programming with Theo & Kyle -  Feb 19, 2009

There are more than 300,000 projects on the Scratch site! I had fun playing with this one – Mi’s Puzzle Demo

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