Digital teaching resource 1: Scratch Jr

The YouTube video below (Carey, 2015) is my digital teaching resource.

Scratch Jr is a free coding app that enables children as young as five years old to create interactive games and animations on iPads and Android tablets. A more comprehensive, web-based version of this software, Scratch, is suitable for 8 years and over.

The DevTech Research Group at Tufts Univerity developed Scratch Jr in collaboration with the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab and the Playful Invention Company.

(MIT Media Lab, 2014)


Carey, R. (2015, April 24). ScratchJrEducationResourceSml [Video file]: DMLResearchHub. Retrieved from

MIT Media Lab. (2014, March 18). ScratchJr [Video file]. Retrieved from


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