Introduce Programming in a Fun, Creative Way

Flanagan, Sandra
January 2015
Tech Directions;Jan2015, Vol. 74 Issue 6, p18
The article discusses computer programming language Scratch developed by Lifelong Kindergarten Group at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Media Lab and aimed at introducing programming basics to young students. It states that learners can make projects by snapping together movable blocks of code, design artwork and games, and even create and share multimedia animations with the latest version Scratch 2.0. Scratch inventor Mitch Resnick believes it teaches children to think creatively.


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