A New Way to Teach Programming

From the makers of Lego's Mind Storm comes a new tool to teach computer programming to children. Scratch is a free download that uses a graphical interface to teach basic programing concepts. Programs are saved in a proprietary file and can be uploaded onto the Scratch website or uploaded on any website using a downloadable Java applet from Scratch.

For more information go to http://scratch.mit.edu/

Scratch makes programming like playing with LEGO bricks

A new tool for teaching children how to program has come out of the computer science education research department at MIT, and is taking the Internet by storm, attracting budding programmers of all ages.


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