More resources for teaching Scratch

1. http://scratch.mit.edu/forums/viewforum.php?id=7 – A forum for educators using Scratch. Lots of good thoughts here.

2. http://scratch.mit.edu/videos – intro videos on the main Scratch site. All of them are good and not too long.

3. http://www.funlearning.de/ – Designing Animations and Games – A Creative Introduction to Programming ( translated from German )

4. http://scratch.mit.edu/cards – some simple on page exercises to get them started

5. http://scratch.mit.edu/files/program-concepts-v5.pdf Basic programming concepts and example code demonstrating them. 3 pages.

6. http://learnscratch.org/ – loads of terrific video tutorials showing concepts and projects

Some ideas for projects:

1. Animate your name

2. Make an object dance

Sample projects I noticed:

1. http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/sjhalasz/8560 – simulate gravity and a ball

2. http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/bigB/15121 – PacMan !

3. http://scratch.mit.edu/projects/EdnaC/48110 – Simple moon lander

4. http://scratch.mit.edu/galleries/browse/mostvisited – check out the galleries