This podcast features a recording of 9 year old Alexander Fryer, discussing his formative impressions after using the software programming environment “Scratch” to create some basic animations. According to the official Scratch website: Scratch is a new programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art — and share your creations on the web. Scratch is designed to help young people (ages 8 and up) develop 21st century learning skills. As they create Scratch projects, young people learn important mathematical and computational ideas, while also gaining a deeper understanding of the process of design. Scratch is available free of charge.
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