Scratch is an open-source development environment created by the MIT Media Lab and aimed at educating people with little or no programming experience, primarily children between the ages of 8 and 16. Scratch is used as by schools to aid teaching in multiple disciplines (such as math, computer science, language arts, social studies).
Scratch has a very large and active open learning community that contribute and provide resources for users to share their work, get feedback, and learn from each other.Features Include:
- Simple to use and learn
- Great teaching aids
- Completely free and Open-Source
- Create interactive stories, games, and animations
- Large community to share and get feedback from
- Tools provided for teachers
Scratch has been built from the ground-up specifically with enriching minds and helping children learn an array of subjects. This toolkit is completely free and is maintained by donations. Download and have a look now. If you enjoy it please consider donating. If you have the knowledge already, please consider spending 10 minutes and contribute to their community by helping someone out.