Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Programming in Elementary with Scratch!

Scratch is programming for students! Who wants to learn programming with fun animations and sounds? Elementary students can do it with Scratch- and it's free from M.I.T. We will introduce programming in Scratch with 5th graders.

How will learning programming help our children? Students learn valuable problem solving and logic skills; communicating understandings and ideas helps students builds writing and speaking skills;and teaming with others builds collaboration and cooperation life skills and much more.

You can learn about Scratch too...download Scratch and let us know what you think! email JoNelle Gardner, Technology Specialist gardnerj@fort-mill.k12.sc.us
see examples in this video

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