1st Year PME Scratch Programming

Tuesday, 4 October 2016

L-R Robert Butler and Paul Mc Keever
L-R Robert Butler and Paul Mc Keever

1st Year PME ICT Methodology students, Paul Mc Keever and Robert Butler designed and programmed computer programmes in Scratch as part of their ICT Methodology course.

ICT in Irish education is undergoing significant change with new curriculum developments, including short courses for coding and digital media design in the new Junior Cycle.   Scratch is a free, highly user-friendly programming environment designed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT, which enables creative technology design and programming: http://scratch.mit.edu

Keywords: Education.

Author: Jim Lenaghan, NUI Galway
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