Scratch is a visual programming tool that can be used for introducing programming to students. Using command blocks, external inputs as well as operators and variables, Scratch can also be used to build animations, tell short stories and games. It is a creative and interactive learning platform where user can create interactive prpjects and share those projects with the online community. More than 6 million projects have been shared until now on various subjects. To try out the offline editor of Scratch in Edubuntu, download it from here
The concept map below describes some possiblew ways in which Scratch can be used in different subject areas to build applications.
Additional Useful Links for Scratch
Scratch Lesson template
Please use this as an initial outline; create lesson pages separately and then you can delete this
- Demonstration activities by teacher in class
- Student hands-on activities
- Assessment ideas/ portfolio