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Scratch Resources

These are resources provided for participants in "Scratch Camp" and Scratch programming / learning events sponsored through the Div Jr. Program in Edmond, Oklahoma.
Many different resources are available to help learners of all ages use Scratch. Here are some of the best.

Scratch is a free software program from MIT which students can use to learn math concepts, tell stories, create games, and more. Karen Brennan (a member of the Scratch Team at MIT) describes Scratch as:
...a new programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, games, animations, music, and art.

Scratch is made by folks in the Lifelong Kindergarten group at MIT! The roots of Scratch go back to Turtle Logo. A variety of alternatives to Scratch are available. Download Scratch for your own computer, view projects in the Scratch gallery, and get help on:

scratch.mit.edu

Learn more about the Scratch programming language and its background on the English WikiPedia.

Scratch Basics

Scratch Tutorials

  1. Scratch Tutorial Videos (official website)
  2. Scratch Cards (printable skill cards)
  3. Scratch Reference Guide (PDF)
  4. Shall We Learn Scratch? (177 eBook on Scribd - can download as a PDF)

Lego WeDo Integration

Other Scratch Resources

  1. Official Scratch Wiki
  2. ScratchED Community (for educators using and teaching with Scratch)
  3. Scratch Workshop Design Guide (PDF) from ScratchED
  4. Classroom 2.0 Scratch Lesson Plans
  5. LearnScratch.org
  6. Scratch Resources from Edina Public Schools
  7. Teaching Kids to think using Scratch (a K12Online10 video presentation by Chris Betcher)
  8. Scratch Lesson Plan for Grade 8 Algebra (Liz B Davis)

This resource site was initially adapted from Wesley Fryer's Scratch Resources for his Spring 2011 "Technology for Teachers" course offered through the University of Central Oklahoma

Curriculum for Scratch Camp by Div Jr instructors is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Please direct questions about this curriculum to staff at The Div.

Curriculum for Scratch Camp by Div Jr instructors is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License. Please direct questions about this curriculum to staff at The Div.
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