Join the Scratch Team at ISTE 2018!

 
Scratch Cat with Backpack
 

Coding + Making with Scratch + Micro:bit

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Workshop (Pre-registration required)

Saturday, June 23, 8:30–11:30 am

McCormick Place, W192b

Double the creative possibilities by connecting physical and digital worlds. Learn how to use Scratch programming blocks for interacting with the popular, low-cost Micro:bit device. Use the Micro:bit tilt sensor to control characters in your Scratch game, and program animations on the Micro:bit LED display.


Coding + Making with Scratch + Micro:bit

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Workshop (Pre-registration required)

Sunday, June 24, 8:30–11:30 am

McCormick Place, W185c

Double the creative possibilities by connecting physical and digital worlds. Learn how to use Scratch programming blocks for interacting with the popular, low-cost Micro:bit device. Use the Micro:bit tilt sensor to control characters in your Scratch game, and program animations on the Micro:bit LED display.


Creative Approaches to STEAM Learning: Projects, Passion, Peers and Play

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Lecture

Monday, June 25, 1:00–2:00 pm

McCormick Place W183b

Don’t miss this Spotlight Session featuring Mitch Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab. Highlighting the importance of learning through making and creating, Mitch will discuss how Hands-on LEGO Learning, a life-long learning system, ignites creativity, curiosity, and enthusiasm within every student.


Lecture

Tuesday, June 26, 11:45 am–12:45 pm

McCormick Place, W196c

Leaders from the MIT Scratch Team will introduce Scratch 3.0, the next generation of the world's largest coding platform for kids. Learn how new Scratch collaborations with Google, LEGO, micro:bit and others are opening new possibilities for all students to express themselves creatively through coding. 

Introducing Scratch 3.0: The New Standard for Creating With Code

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Workshop (Pre-registration required)

Tuesday, June 26, 4:45–6:15 pm

Hyatt Regency, Grant A

The next generation of Scratch (called Scratch 3.0) will be launched later this year. ISTE participants will experiment with new Scratch 3.0 features to create an interactive project, and, in the process, explore the playful Scratch approach that makes coding engaging for learners with diverse interests and backgrounds.

Getting Started With Scratch 3.0: A Playful Introduction to Coding

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ALSO VISIT OUR FRIENDS FROM THE SCRATCHED TEAM

Supporting Creative Computing in Your Classroom With Scratch

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Poster

Wednesday, June 27, 11:00 am–1:00 pm

Level 3, Skyline Ballroom Pre-function, Table 10

The ScratchEd Team at Harvard University focuses on making creative computing accessible to all by supporting K-12 teachers through an online community, educational resources and in-person professional learning experiences. Meet the team and learn about free resources that can help you support creative computing in your school.