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Questions tagged [scratch]

Questions about instruction specific to the programming environment Scratch. Scratch is a programming language for creating games and animations in a graphical interface. Use this tag only when the language used would affect the question significantly (if your question uses Scratch as an example, but does not focus on the language itself, you need not use the tag).

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What can Snap! do that Scratch cannot?

I teach a short introductory unit in my course that uses Scratch to get students familiar with programming concepts before introducing the syntax of a text-based programming language. For context, we ...
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Programming language for teenagers

I have been asked to give an introductory programming course for kids between 14-15 years old. Scratch seems like a good option for young children, maybe up to 12 years old. Python, is also a good ...
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Engagement advice on Creative computing

I'm preparing a course for next year, aimed at kids from ~6-16. It's based around the concept of creative computing: http://scratched.gse.harvard.edu/guide/index.html I think it will be a great ...