Mitchel Resnick

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Mitchel Resnick, Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab,
develops new technologies and activities to engage people (especially
children) in creative learning experiences. His research group helped
develop the "programmable bricks" underlying the LEGO Mindstorms
robotics kits, the Scratch programming environment and online
community, and the Computer Clubhouse network of after-school learning
centers for youth from low-income communities. Resnick earned a BS in
physics from Princeton, and an MS and PhD in computer science from
MIT. He worked for five years as a science and technology journalist
for Business Week magazine, and he has consulted around the world on
innovative uses of new technologies in education.

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Scratch & Share

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Scratch & Share

Scratch is a free, graphical programming language that enables young people from age 8 up to create their own interactive stories, games, animations, and simulations. Originally launched in 2007,...
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