Mar. 1, 2010

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The Learning Spiral, Scratch and Global Community – Part 2

This is our second of two episodes with Mitchel Resnick, LEGO Professor of Learning Research, head of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Laboratory and BLC10 opening keynoter. In this episode, Mitch discusses the need for schools to find a balance between being open to new ideas and being able to focus again on sound practices. In addition, he and Alan discuss how important it is for teachers to network together as a community to share ideas and inspiration. Finally, Mitch discusses his hopes regarding the future of Scratch development.

For more background on Scratch and the “creative thinking spiral,” click here.

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