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#CSK8 Podcast

Computational Thinking and Programming Challenges with Eljakim Schrijvers

In this interview with Eljakim Schrijvers, we discuss computational thinking and programming challenges through Bebras and the International Olympiad in Informatics.

#CSK8 Podcast

Creative Coding: Programming for Personal Expression

In this episode, Jared O'Leary unpacks Peppler and Kafai’s (2009) publication titled “Creative coding: Programming for personal expression,” which is an analysis of a single project created in Scratch that appears to indicate kids can learn how to create media arts expressions despite little experience with coding.

Scratch Tips

Scratch Tips

Get started with Scratch! Tune into our Scratch tips as you go through the lessons.

micro:bit tips

micro:bit Tips

Get started with micro:bit! Tune into our micro:bit tips as you go through the lessons.


BootUp Professional Development Clears STEMworks’ Rigorous Design Principles and Rubric Standards

Elementary Coding Non-profit Joins Prestigious Honor Roll of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Educators

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Integration Studios

Integration Studios

In addition to the integration suggestions in our lesson plans and our discussion forum, our Scratch account has several studios that demonstrate the potential for integrating projects with Scratch.

Scratch Studios
Complete List of Lesson Plans

Complete List of Lesson Plans

Use this document to quickly access all of our ScratchJr and Scratch lesson plans and coder resources.

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Unplugged Resources

Unplugged Resources

This spreadsheet is a curated list of more than 100 unplugged lesson plans and resources for elementary coders.

Check Out The Unplugged Resources
Remote Learning Resources

Remote Learning Resources

We’ve compiled some resources to help districts, teachers, and families cope with the rise of school closures around the nation.

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