Cameroon Scratch Project Workshops Announced – June 29 to July 1

Camerron Activ Spaces has announced Scratch workshop.


Scratch is a visual programming language that enables students to create interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art—and share their creations on the web.It  developed by the MIT Media Lab, with financial support from the National Science Foundation, Microsoft, Intel Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Google, Iomega and MIT Media Lab research consortia. The language will be used to introduce participants to  introductory computer programming concepts.


What: Scratch Project Workshops
Where: Cameroon
When: June 29-July 1, 2011 in Buea, July 20-July 22, 2011 in Yaoundé
Languages: English and French


For more about Scratch, visit MIT Scratch site.


Scratch is an educational programming language that allows people of any experience, background and age to experiment with the concepts of fully versatile computer programming by snapping together visual programming blocks to control images, music and sound. It is developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab[3] by a team led by Mitchel Resnick and first appeared in the summer of 2007. Scratch can be installed and freely redistributed on any Windows, Mac OS X or Linux computer. The source code is made available under a license that allows modifications for non-commercial uses.


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