25 Resources To Teach Programming With Scratch

By:Jon Samuelson

scratch“TRY SOMETHING NEW WITH YOUR STUDENTS THIS YEAR.

I normally don’t like to create “click bait” blog post titles, but this one seemed to fit. Twenty-five resources can be overwhelming, but there is a good mix of different types of items. There are links to websites with lesson plans, iOS apps, books, videos, and samples of student work to fit your learning style.

Scratch was developed by MIT a little over eight years ago. It uses a visual programming language that is easy to start for students of all ages. Teachers can start with the Scratch Jr. app for the iPad. That app, linked on the list.ly below, is designed specifically for 5-7 year olds. The only way to learn new skills, is to dig in and give it a try. I love the summer for this reason. It gives me the chance to keep up and learn something new. I am going to try Minecraft with my daughter, Gwen, after I finish up this blog post. ” To read further please click here:http://www.ipadsammy.com/techlandiaradioblog/2015/7/26/25-resources-to-teach-programming-with-scratch

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