Get Your Head Round Scratch – in Under 2 Minutes

catLearning to make a computer do what you want – known as programming or coding – is notoriously tricky. That’s why the people at MIT developed Scratch, a program to enable children to start learning, using the same approach as building Lego models. ┬áThis video provides an excellent overview of what it can do, and how it works.

You’ll find Scratch is installed on school computers, and can also now be used in a browser from the web site.

Featured image by Torriano Junior School.