Pessonh@memphislibrary.org's Blog – June 2010 Archive (2)

Basic and 'Advanced' Concepts in Scratch

Hey guys,

Thanks again for all the wonderful ideas and inspiration last week. Our meeting gave me a much needed boost of energy heading into the summer. Today I made two 'sample' Scratch Programs. A very basic one following the Introduction to Animation directions, and a Magic 8 Ball inspired by Janet's project.

The basic one I am thinking of running with our 6-12 year old crowd. If we make it past the basics, then I am thinking of introducing the 'sound'…

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Added by pessonh@memphislibrary.org on June 8, 2010 at 3:30pm — 1 Comment

Scratch with 6-12 yr olds!

On June 29th my co-workers in the Children’s Department and I are running a Scratch program for children ranging in age from 6-12. I haven’t run a program with participants quite this young. This change has come as a result of meeting two phenomenal nine year olds, pacsponge and flimflamjj. They took to Scratch more quickly than my teens and have made some really great programs in the process.

Any suggestions/experiences working with younger…

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Added by pessonh@memphislibrary.org on June 1, 2010 at 6:09pm — 4 Comments

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