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Sunday, 26 May 2013

Scratch - Example pupil work...

I am loving hearing about how Scratch (MIT visual programming language) is being embraced by so many people throughout the Isle of Portland Aldridge Community Academy. A couple of weeks ago we had a brilliant training session on the language by Helen Collings (Southwell Campus) and I hope to post a video of this session soon (keep an eye out at:

In the meantime, check out the below that was created using Scratch by some Year 5 IPACA pupils to celebrate Mary Anning's Birthday:

More information about Scratch:

Scratch is designed with learning and education in mind. A wide variety of educators have been supporting Scratch creators since 2007, in both formal and informal learning environments – K-12 classroom teachers, educational and computer science researchers, librarians, museum educators, and parents.

Want to learn more about learning with Scratch?

Check out the ScratchEd online community.