Programming Links


Creating ios apps:

Programming: Intro for students:
  • ScratchEd Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create interactive art, stories, simulations, and games
  • Alice An educational software that teaches students computer programming in a 3D environment.
  • Lego Mindstorms


With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century. Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. It is provided free of charge.

Where to download and learn more, including examples:

Scratch Day Wiki is a special day where Scratchers congregate at different events around the world to celebrate Scratch's release and accomplishments. It typically takes place in May.

Countdown to Scratch Day is a worldwide network of gatherings, where people come together to meet other Scratchers, share projects and experiences, and learn more about Scratch.
  • You can plan many different types of activities for Scratch Day. For example, you could organize:
    • hands-on workshops to introduce newcomers to Scratch
    • exhibitions to showcase projects by local Scratchers
    • sessions where educators share Scratch experiences
    • informal gatherings where Scratchers can share ideas

This site was created to support people in planning Scratch Day events - big or small. There are resources to help design activities, and forums to discuss and ask questions.


Here are links to programming apps and sites