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SCRATCH  Programming                                  5/16/2012

Websites , Resources, Books , Videos and Picoboard.

 

Websites

CS4HS – Computer Science for High Schools

Information from College of St. Scholastica

http://css.edu/Academics/School-of-Education/Prospective-SOE-Graduate-Students/Professional-Development-%28CEUs%29/CS4HS.html

 

CREATIVE COMPUTING

Cultivating computational thinking and computational creativity in the classroom

http://cs4hs.media.mit.edu/

 

Scratch

Main page from MIT

Download

Newest Version 1.4 (For Windows, Mac and Ubuntu)

Older Version 1.3.1 and 1.2.1 (Version 1.2.1 is compatible with Windows 98)

Projects Galleries

Support (Has information about using Scratch Sensor Board and Lego We-Do robotic kit)

Login or Signup for an account

www.scratch.mit.edu

 

Getting Started with Scratch

From MIT

  1. Download
  2. Install and launch Scratch
  3. First Project (Getting started guide – See Resources , it is a PDF Files)
  4. Sign up for an account on the Website.
  5. Share projects
  6. Check your projects
  7. Download others projects and see their code

http://info.scratch.mit.edu/Support/Get_Started

 

Google CS4HS – Computer Science for High School

(Information about CS4HS from Google)

http://www.cs4hs.com/

 

CS4HS (University of Northern Iowa)

Lecture Videos

http://www.cs.uni.edu/connections/cs4hs/schedule.htm

 

Learn how to use Scratch.

Video courses (74 lessons) in English and Spanish

Resources with Lesson Plans

http://learnscratch.org/

Lot of resources:

Books for Teaching Computer Programming

How to teach children programming

Teach kids Alice, Greenfoot, Python, Jave and Reblox. Programming.

http://www.kidslike.info/scratch_computer_programming_tutorials?op0=contains&filter0=scratch

 

Scratch Projects
Lesson plan

Download Scratch CD

Projects

Videos showing how to make different projects

http://scratch.redware.com/view/projects

 

Scratch Programming;

Angry Birds, Pong-Style game, Race Car, Etch-a-Sketch.

Lego We-Do and Scratch with videos showing what the kits can do.

http://simonhaughton.typepad.com/ict/scratch-programming/

 

Scratch Forum

http://scratch.mit.edu/forums/viewtopic.php?id=20858

 

ScratchEd

Online community where Scratch educators can:

Share stories, exchange resources, ask questions find people.

http://scratched.media.mit.edu/

 

Nebo Elementary School, Department of Fine Arts

37 projects with codes and step by step instructions

http://nebomusic.net/scratch.html

 

Project ViSA Modules – Visualization and SimulationAcademy

http://mentalarcade.com/visa/index.html  Home

http://mentalarcade.com/visa/scratch.html Scratch page

 

Scratch Tutorial

Scratch 2.0 Update

http://www.scratchguide.com/

 

Scratch How-to

Connect a PicoBoard on Linux

Run Scratch from Flash Drives

Animated Dragon in Scratch

http://www.scratchguide.com/category/scratch-how-to/

 

 

Resources:

Getting started with Scratch

Version 1.4  (PDF file, 14 pages)

http://info.scratch.mit.edu/sites/infoscratch.media.mit.edu/docs/ScratchGettingStartedv14.pdf

 

Resources (PDF file, 5 pages)

Ideas, approaches, and activities for cultivating computational thinking and computational creativity in your classroom

http://scratched.media.mit.edu/sites/default/files/Creative%20Computing%20Resources.pdf

 

 

Videos

 

Scratch Lesson 1 of 10

Youtube videos

Search ” Scratch programming” to find more Scratch Youtube videos

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qi9ooZcBBWg

 

In Youtube

In the search block type “Scratch Programming” and look at all the options that show.

 

 

Books

 

Scratch Programming for Teens

Jerry Lee Ford.           June 25, 2005.

ISBN-10: 1598635360          ISBN-13: 978-159-8635362

 

Scratch 1.4: Beginner’s Guide

Michael Badger.         July 17, 2009.

ISBN-10: 1847196764          ISBN-13: 978-1847196767

 

Learning to Scratch: A beginners guide to programming with Scratch 1.4

Tannis Calder.                        March 27, 2011

ISBN-13: 978-0981158723

http://www.lulu.com/spotlight/tannis

 

Super Scratch Programming Adventure!: Learn to Program By Making Cool Games

The Lead Project.       July 30, 2012

ISBN-10: 1593274092          ISBN-13: 978-1593274092

 

 

Articles

 

Scratch: Programming for All

Article in “Communications of the ACM”,| november 2009

http://web.media.mit.edu/~mres/papers/Scratch-CACM-final.pdf

Scratch: Programming for Everyone

http://scratch.wiki.hoover.k12.al.us/file/view/scratch-cacm.pdf

 

 

 

PicoBoard

 

wiki.scratch.mit

What is a Picoboard

http://wiki.scratch.mit.edu/wiki/PicoBoard

 

Connect real-world sensor to your Scratch projects

Buy a PicoBoard

Set up your Picoboard

Getting started

www.picocricket.com/picoboard.html

 

Scratch – MIT

Connect real-world sensors to your Scratch Projects

http://info.scratch.mit.edu/Sensor_Boards

 

Sparkfun

Schematic

Eagle Files

Firmware

Product Page

Scratch Homepage

Getting Started

PicoBoard Setup

http://www.sparkfun.com/products/10311

 

ScratchEd

The PicoBoard

http://scratched.media.mit.edu/resources/picoboard

 

Sciencebuddies

Scratch User Guide: Connecting & Using a Picoboard with Scratch

http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-fair-projects/project_ideas/scratch-picoboard.shtml

 

Picocriket

Getting started with the Picoboard

http://www.picocricket.com/pdfs/Getting_Started_With_PicoBoards.pdf

http://www.picocricket.com/picoboard.html

 

Youtube

Search Scratch Picoboard in Youtube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IEDE53K8Hlk

Extending Scratch with Picoboards

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=613w5muM5Bs

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