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Teaching Computational Thinkingthrough Scratch ProgrammingKathryn Verzoni Perrykverzoni@nycap.rr.com (518) 429-4985Games i...
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Teaching Computational Thinking Through Scratch Programming 2

  1. 1. Teaching Computational Thinkingthrough Scratch ProgrammingKathryn Verzoni Perrykverzoni@nycap.rr.com (518) 429-4985Games in Education Conference, August 22, 2011

 
 
 
 Join Kathy and a few of her past fifth grade students for an interactive, hands-on Scratch programming workshop. Developed at MIT by Mitch Resnick (creator of the Lego programmable brick) and colleagues, Scratch is grant sponsored and available FREE. Learn how kids of all ages apply computational thinking in order to create their own interactive stories, games, music, and art using Scratch.Download Scratch at http://scratch.mit.edu/ Don’t worry, it is a SAFE download. Then check out the Scratch website, especially the Support section. 
 



 Learn programming and artist tool techniques using the Getting Started Guide, VideoTutorials, and Scratch Cards (all available on the Support page of the Scratch website). Find more information and resources for educators on the ScratchEd website-- http://scratched.media.mit.edu/



  2. 2. The Scratch workspace…

 The Stage 
 
 Command Choosing 
 Area 
 A Sprite 
 that happens to have
 on a
 turtle
 costume.





 
 
 
 
 Scripts Area 
 
 
 



 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 



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