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Scratch in the Classroom
Scratch in the Classroom
Scratch in the Classroom
Scratch in the Classroom
Scratch in the Classroom
Scratch in the Classroom
Scratch in the Classroom
Scratch in the Classroom
Scratch in the Classroom
Scratch in the Classroom
Scratch in the Classroom
Scratch in the Classroom
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'Scratch' presentation notes from the 2008 ICTEV Conference.

'Scratch' presentation notes from the 2008 ICTEV Conference.

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  • 1. Scratch in the Classroom Darrel Branson Sunraysia Mallee Schools Net work
  • 2. How do we teach ... Creativity? Thinking & problem solving? Technological fluency? http://www.flickr.com/photos/laffy4k/404321726/
  • 3. What is Scratch? “Scratch is a graphical programming language that lets you control the actions and interactions among different media.” Get it for free http://scratch.mit.edu
  • 4. The main interface
  • 5. Creating scripts
  • 6. A video introduction to Scratch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxDw-t3XWd0
  • 7. Your Scratch Project What will you create today? Design and create a project that you can share with the group!
  • 8. Scratch Cards
  • 9. Other resources The official website: http://scratch.mit.edu http://scratch.mit.edu/howto Getting Started, Videos, Reference guide, Help screens, FAQ , Scratch cards http://expo.spps.org/Scratch_Tutorials.html Video tutorials by students Create the game ‘Pong’ in 7 minutes http://www.teachertube.com/view_video.php?viewkey=75600f9e183e25d81822 My Scratch links: http://www.smsn.vic.edu.au/ictguy/index.php/scratch-resources/ Handouts & Background on Scratch http://llk.media.mit.edu/projects/scratch/papers/
  • 10. Victorian Essential Learning Standards Design, Creativity & Technology ICT for Creating ICT for communicating Thinking Processes - Logical, Creative, & Metacognitive Maths - Position, number, angle, space, sequence, etc
  • 11. Technological Fluency Information and Media Literacy Skills Communication Skills Analytical, logical and creative thinking skills Problem Identification, Formulation & Solution Creativity and Intellectual Curiosity Interpersonal and Collaborative Skills Self-Direction Accountability and Adaptability Source: http://llk.media.mit.edu/projects/scratch/papers/Scratch-21stCenturySkills.pdf
  • 12. In the Classroom Whole class Small group Extension group Gifted and talented Students not engaged After school / Lunchtime activity Computer club Anywhere you have computers!
  • 13. Sharing Work Upload your projects Create a new user and share your projects on the Scratch website: http://scratch.mit.edu Embed the project into a webpage, a blog, Moodle, anywhere! Download other projects! Pull them apart and see how they tick!
  • 14. My Scratching ... Blog: http://www.smsn.vic.edu.au/ictguy Other contact details Email: ictguy@gmail.com Podcasts: http://edtechcrew.net http://feeds.feedburner.com/ictguy

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