Scratch in the
  Classroom
         Darrel Branson
Sunraysia Mallee Schools Net work
How do we teach ...
Creativity?
Thinking &
problem solving?
Technological
fluency?
                   http://www.flickr.com/...
What is Scratch?
“Scratch is a graphical programming
 language that lets you control the
  actions and interactions among
...
The main interface
Creating scripts
A video introduction to Scratch




  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxDw-t3XWd0
Your Scratch Project


What will you create today?

  Design and create a project that you can
           share with the g...
Scratch Cards
Other resources
The official website: http://scratch.mit.edu
http://scratch.mit.edu/howto
Getting Started, Videos, Referenc...
Victorian Essential
Learning Standards
Design, Creativity & Technology
ICT for Creating
ICT for communicating
Thinking Pro...
Technological Fluency
       Information and Media Literacy Skills
       Communication Skills
       Analytical, logical ...
In the Classroom
Whole class
Small group
Extension group
Gifted and talented
Students not engaged
After school / Lunchtime...
Sharing Work
Upload your projects

Create a new user and share
your projects on the Scratch website:
     http://scratch.m...
My Scratching ...
Blog: http://www.smsn.vic.edu.au/ictguy

 Other contact details
            Email: ictguy@gmail.com
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  1. 1. Scratch in the Classroom Darrel Branson Sunraysia Mallee Schools Net work
  2. 2. How do we teach ... Creativity? Thinking & problem solving? Technological fluency? http://www.flickr.com/photos/laffy4k/404321726/
  3. 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. 4. The main interface
  5. 5. Creating scripts
  6. 6. A video introduction to Scratch http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jxDw-t3XWd0
  7. 7. Your Scratch Project What will you create today? Design and create a project that you can share with the group!
  8. 8. Scratch Cards
  9. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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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