Computer Science, K-12, Student Products, Websites

Hack Your Window with Scratch

Scratch programming is one of the most versatile tools for creativity that my students have ever used.  I am constantly in awe of the ideas people come up with using this free coding platform that is available to anyone online.  One of the most recent suggestions that is perfect for those of us going a… Continue reading Hack Your Window with Scratch

Computer Science, Creative Thinking, K-12, Problem Solving

Let it Snow During Hour of Code!

Here is a great lesson to do with young students for Hour of Code week using Scratch Jr on the iPads.

Example of coding in Scratch by Maya German
3-6, Computer Science, Teaching Tools

Getting Unstuck

Learn about the new intermediate curriculum for Scratch designed by Creative Computing Lab at Harvard Graduate School of Education

3-12, Apps, Books

Makey Makey Book Tasting

So I’m not saying that I decided to follow Barb Seaton (@barb_seaton) because she has a bulldog in her profile picture – but it is definitely evidence that we are kindred spirits. Since I know there are many librarians who follow this blog, I wanted to share Barb’s recent tweet about a Makey Makey Book… Continue reading Makey Makey Book Tasting

Computer Science, K-12, Problem Solving

Hour of Code 2021

Hour of Code 2021 is coming up in December! Do you have your hour planned? It’s easy with the links in this post!

mother helping her daughter use a laptop
Computer Science, Games, K-5

Make Code Arcade Beginner Skillmap

A new game design resource from Microsoft Make Code