Michael Tempel and Sean Justice teamed up to organize the December 6, 2014 edition of Scratch Day to celebrate anyone doing creative computing projects using the Scratch programming environment. It was held at Teachers College, Columbia University. Check out the PDF of the program here: http://el.media.mit.edu/logo-foundation/calendar/pdf/program2014.pdf
There were awesome workshops offered throughout the day by many old and new friends. I led an afternoon session on using Snap! to create a digital kaleidoscope. I wrote about doing this activity with the 6th graders earlier this year.
There will be another Scratch Day at Greenwich Academy on January 24, 2015! The program for January 24’s event is here: http://www.greenwichacademy.org/page.cfm?p=808
Here’s a video of Steve Farnsworth and some people from his session demonstrating how to make musical sounds created by sensors attached to an Arduino and Scratch code…