Teacher Review For Scratch

Easy to maneuver site containing beginner through advanced programming concepts.

Mona E.
Technology coordinator
Huntington High School
Huntington, WV
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My Grades 9, 10, 11, 12
EdTech Mentor
My Rating 5
Learning Scores
Engagement 5
Pedagogy 5
Support 5
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time 5-15 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Knowledge gain
Student-driven work
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
Students used this site to learn programming through drag and drop blocks. The blocks can be used as is or revised to build more complex programs. Older students can teach themselves the program through well built tutorials and helps.
My Take
Great site. The programming blocks can be revised which takes the language to a more advanced level. Students can share their programs to the site for others to see. There are millions of shared programs and studios that help students learn the program as well as get ideas for their own projects. Additional links and resources include a site for parents, a site for teachers (ScratchEd) and a site for children ages 5-7 (ScratchJr).