Mitchel Resnick, LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research and head of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab, explores how new technologies can engage people in creative learning experiences. Mitch spoke at a TED conference in November 2012 about his project SCRATCH from MIT.
Scratch from MIT
Children can not only learn a language, but learn creativity, tenacity, and discipline, but they also have lots of fun. It enriches their lives and expands their horizons. In this video, Mitch shows some of the children’s projects and even shows you how it works. He demonstrates how the software tool was recently expanded to be interactive with the world around it.
Give it a look. I know you’ll be amazed and entertained. If you want to give the software a try it can be found at scratch.mit.edu/