Builds a lot of foundational skills in students
Community Review for Scratch
It is a very versatile learning space for students. Their takeaway from this app is whatever they make it to be and can create many different projects with this app. It allows students to become really good problem solvers, as well as allowing them to exercise their creativity as well. In a group setting this truly challenges our students on how to stay on task, work with others, and be organized. The only challenge would be that there can be too many things that can distract students as well.
How I Use It
I do not have first hand resource in this technology, however, this would serve greatly in a concentrated learning environment for coding. Especially since coding has become more value in todays world, giving students a little taste of what it is like can create a very fun but informational learning environment.