Learning Creative Learning

Next week Mitch Resnick and the folks at the MIT Media Lab are kicking off another round of their terrific online course and community: Learning Creative Learning. I have already signed up and am excited to be joining other creative people around the world in this great learning and sharing community. Read the summary below… Continue reading Learning Creative Learning

Scratch and Friends

Scratch, the drag-and-drop visual programming language from MIT, continues to grow in popularity among teachers and students. The statistics tracker on the Scratch website shows: 18,688,109 projects shared, 15,314,275 users registered, 97,400,962 comments posted, 3,069,067 studios created Students are creating, sharing, and remixing Scratch projects…and universities are remixing Scratch itself, building and sharing new flavors of… Continue reading Scratch and Friends

ECIS TID Committee Blog | At the Intersection of Language, Culture, and Code

Please read my latest post on the ECIS TID Committee blog: Source: ECIS TID Committee Blog | At the Intersection of Language, Culture, and Code

MAKE | Access Android Sensors from a Scratch Program

Now this is doubly exciting: an Android app that uses your phone’s sensors to send input to Scratch. Two of my favorite things (Scratch and Android) coming together. I have already watch the video clip (see above) and downloaded the app itself onto my Nexus One. Tomorrow I will try it out at school with… Continue reading MAKE | Access Android Sensors from a Scratch Program