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Posts tagged with “scratch”

It was, indeed, a happy Hour of Code™ December 12, 2017

With the closing of Computer Science Education Week (also known as #CSEdweek), we hope you and your students had a chance to take part in the 2017’s Hour of Code. Educators can take part in Bitsy #HourOfCode activities year-round — because getting students future-ready is not just a week-long event. Take a moment to revel […]

Bring some Bits to your Hour of Code™ December 1, 2017

  According to the US Department of Labor, 65% of today’s students will have careers that don’t exist yet. So how can educators play their part in ensuring students are future-ready? By teaching foundational skills that set them up for success in a broad range of fields. 21st-century skills should pair with 21st-century ways of […]

[Webinar]How to host an epic Hour of Code™ November 16, 2017

  What do Code.org, ScratchED & littleBits have in common? We all gathered to give you the top tips and tricks to “crack” Hour of Code. First-timers and code-masters alike will find this webinar invaluable as our superstar panelists had something for everyone who is looking to champion digital literacy. You can find the recording […]

This Week in Community: Invent! Anything! With! Mitch! Resnick! February 27, 2015

What a week ! Our first community call was out of this world fun, while in the forums the Basics crew took it home by posting nearly 50 projects! WE HAD A BLAST AT THE COMMUNITY CALL Nearly 100 bitsters joined us on Wednesday for orientation and to talk with Mitch Resnick about creativity and […]

This Week in Community: #HackYourHoliday, New Years Resolutions, bitLab Modules, #CES2015 & #MakerEd January 9, 2015

Welcome to 2015, bit’sters! Let’s take a look at how the first week of the year went in the bitosphere ICYMI.   #HackYourHoliday   Over the holidays we received a ton of awesome submissions for our #HackYourHoliday Design Challenge, from automated trains and cloud controlled trees to holiday homes and arduino-powered music boxes. This week […]

Speaking at MIT Media Lab, Life Long Kindergarden Group! April 5, 2012

On Friday April 6th, I’m thrilled to be speaking at the MIT Media Lab‘s Lifelong Kindergarden group as part of their lecture series! As the group that gave rise to Scratch, LEGO mindstorms and PicoCricket, and practically invented the “Learning Through Play” game, LLK has always been a big inspiration of mine. For the first time, I […]