Writing and sharing code offers opportunities for: creativity, problem solving, critical thinking, initiative, communication & collaboration
Scratch EdEducator portal for resources, tools, community of educators using Scratch.
Scratch Jr.iPad App made specifically for younger students to learn to code.
ScratchScratch site. Learn to code and make cool stuff! Share too!
The Maker MindJennifer Oxman Ryan is a Researcher and Project Manager at Project Zero, a research organization at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Her current research project, Agency by Design, focuses on the thinking and learning engaged during making and design experiences. She is particularly interested in exploring how educators, schools, and organizations can optimize maker experiences and how these experiences can cultivate maker empowered youth.
Design Squad GlobalPBS Kids and National Science Foundation teamed up to make this incredibly rich kid-centered of building, design, and engineering resources. There are well-produced videos, challenges, learning games and safe places for kids to share their ideas. Lesson plans for teachers are there too.
Engineering Design ProcessA version of the Engineering Design Process developed by Engineering is Elementary from the Boston Museum of Science.