Learn more about the Scratch programming language: what is it, where it can be downloaded, and how it can be used in the classroom. Engage your students in problem solving and mathematics while teaching them how to design their own interactive stories, animations, games and more. Find additional Scratch resources including detailed lesson plans with corresponding video tutorials, a Use this rubric to grade students first Scratch game design projects.Scratch project planning flowchart, storyboard and grading rubrics.
Explore the homepage for Scratch, a new programming language designed to enable you to create your own interactive activities. View projects created by others using Scratch, Upload your own projects, get support or discuss your thoughts.
NOTE: This site has a discussion board. (forum, message board, etc.)
Scratch tutorials include motion and sound; repeating actions; playing with color; creating your own sprites; speaking and thinking; creating image effects; sounds, voices and music; and creating animations.