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Ten Years of Scratch

Ten years ago, I was teaching a multimedia graduate class in which we were looking at different multimedia environments that could be used to develop educational content.  The course culminated with an Adobe Flash project, but we explored other applications … Continue reading

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Drag Racer (Scratch)

Scratch is an amazing coding environment for beginner programmers.  Here is an easy to play two-player drag racing game.  Each player uses only two keys.  One key accelerates the car.  The second key shifts to a higher gear.  Since there … Continue reading

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Slot Car Racing

This Scratch game is a throwback to the 1960s. https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/157839119/ It’s a simple two player game.  One player uses the A key to accelerate.  The other player uses the L key.  Don’t go too fast or you will fly off … Continue reading

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Ionoids – a Scratch game that looks like Asteroids with a mix of Chemistry

Next month I am helping Mrs. Trusty with an after-school STEM coding class using Scratch.  I have used Scratch in the past, but have never tried to do anything complicated.  After reviewing the basics, I thought I would try to … Continue reading

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