Hopscotch Teaches Kids to Code Without That Pesky Command Line

Hopscotch Teaches Kids to Code Without That Pesky Command Line “The more abstracted the language, the easier it is to grasp; but with accessibility you lose a bit of control. Still, Leavitt says she thinks it’s a fair tradeoff. She figures the democratization of coding isn’t going to come from people learning on a command-line interface, […]

Sculpting possibility space | Affording Play

Sculpting possibility space | Affording Play programming, writing code, as sculpture, reducing an infinite possibility space into a beatiful form/counterform.

Scratch and Google Introduce Scratch Blocks

Scratch and Google Introduce Scratch Blocks “We’re also continuing to improve Blockly, the technology underlying Scratch Blocks. Today, we open-sourced a native Android version of Blockly that supports building better experiences on tablets, and we plan to open-source an iOS version later this year.  We’ve also made significant improvements to the performance of web Blockly, […]

Our first week in the wild

gethopscotch: So, we launched Hopscotch last week, and it’s been quite a ride since.  It’s been downloaded more than 20,000 times, we cracked the Top 10 iPad Education apps, and were featured in New and Noteworthy on the App Store.  After the initial press we got all sorts of other great coverage on various ed tech […]

code as material,code as medium, versus algorithm as material,algorithm as medium, versus rule as material,rule as medium.

Scratch | Home | imagine, program, share

Scratch | Home | imagine, program, share

Scratch Day

Scratch Day