Tag Archive: Scratch

Mar 27

Making Review Games

As the year ends it can be challenging to find ways to review material with students, while still proving opportunities to engage in the creative process.  The students in the pictures below are reviewing concepts learned throughout the year by creating review games.  Students could choose which type of game they wanted to create.  The …

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Mar 10

Animating Science with Scratch

One hallmark of true understanding is when students understand material well enough to reteach that information to others.  5th grade students have been doing just that by creating animations to teach science concepts to other students.  Students have created animations to share information about the scientific method, simple machines, electricity, meteorological instruments, astronomers, and ecosystems. …

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Mar 05

Using Scratch to Create Learning Opportunities for Others

Students in Ms. Cosby’s class were given the task to create review materials using the Scratch program.   They learned how to use Scratch by self selecting video tutorials to learn new skills they could apply to their products.  Some students even taught skills based on request to the class using self-developed mini-lessons.  Students choose …

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