Introducing Scratch 3.0

Scratch team/MIT Media Lab 

By Janine Liberty

The Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab has launched Scratch 3.0, a new version of the creative coding platform for kids. The latest updates include:
•    extensions for LEGO robotics, Makey Makey, micro:bit, Google Translate, and Amazon Text-to-Speech;
•    an ideas section with new video tutorials and inspiration for activities;
•    full coding curricula from Raspberry Pi Code Club, Google CS First, and the ScratchEd Creative Computing Curriculum Guide;
•    new characters, sounds, and backgrounds, and improved paint and sound editing tools; and
•    compatibility on all current browsers and a wide variety of touch devices like tablets, as well as an offline version.

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