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Scratch Day is a global network of events that celebrates Scratch - and the young people who code and create with it. During Scratch Day, kids and adults gather to share projects and learn from one another.
To see the blog with the latest news and ideas, go here. To sign up for the project for 2016 (October 3rd - November 11th), go here The project was created in 2010 with a simple goal in mind; one book to connect the world. From its humble beginnings, the GRA has grown to make a…
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It's interesting what we think of when the words "Social Media" are mentioned. For parents, our minds drift to a couple of different places mainly; Facebook and bad things with teens. For kids, it's actually a very different experience. Looking at the definitions above (courtesy Merriam-Webster), the technical definition of social media is "Spending time…
Social media. Connecting teachers. Intriguing students Offering resources. Cataloguing information with hashtags. Streamlining information consumption. Awesome, right? All of this and more only happens, however, when you’re using social media effectively. That said, what does ‘effectively’ mean, anyway? How can you Tweet incorrectly? What constitutes a ‘bad’ social media profile? While much of that is …
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