A new coding app enables young people around the world to use mobile devices to express themselves creatively.
Too many apps treat young people as passive consumers, not motivated makers. But there are alternatives.
Engaging people in creative learning experiences.
The 27 finalists will explore the technology’s impact on democracy, education, sustainability, communications, and much more.
Congratulations to Manaswi, Caitlin, and Jaleesa on receiving this fellowship!
Scratch, a coding platform for children, was developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the Media Lab in 2007.
We're thrilled to welcome our friends at the Museum to Kendall Square!
Congratulations to Yun, Chelsi, and Cecilé on receiving this fellowship!
Read a post by Mitch Resnick, who was inspired by an email exchange with Ukrainian educator Olesia Vlasii.
Supported by a $100 million founding gift, the academy will deepen the integration of design across the Institute and beyond.
The LEGO Prize is presented to individuals or organizations that have made an outstanding contribution to the lives of children.
Engaging students on and off the screen and the magic of being a lifelong kindergartner.
Mitch Resnick and other experts talk about designing an educational system fit for the future.
The new LEGO Papert Fellows will spend one week at LEGO headquarters in Denmark to share ideas and collaborate on projects.
Explore how the spread is "flattened" when more people stay at home—and modify the code to try out your own ideas and theories.
The ability to think and act creatively is now more important than ever before.
The Brothers Brick looks back at the history of LEGO Education's collaboration with the Media Lab to launch LEGO Mindstorms in 1998.
Educators from across Africa are gathering in Nairobi, Kenya for the first Scratch Africa Conference.
The LEGO Papert Fellowships support three graduate students working at the intersection of creativity, play, learning, and new technology.
Mitch Resnick discusses the Lifelong Kindergarten group's goals with Scratch and other creativity-focused projects.
Mitch Resnick introduces his contribution to the LEGO Foundation’s new Creating Creators report.
Jaleesa Trapp led a discussion at her alma mater about antiracist approaches to engaging young people from marginalized groups in STEM.
“We need to make the rest of school, the rest of life, more like kindergarten,” Resnick said, “to playfully create things with each other.”
Ollie Bray from the LEGO Foundation explains how Scratch supports the five characteristics of play that lead to deeper learning.
The new version of the popular free coding platform builds on a robust community of kid coders.
Much has changed since we introduced the first generation of our Scratch programming language and online community, back in 2007.
The next generation of Scratch expands how, what, and where kids can create with code.
Careers with STEM caught up with Mitch Resnick, the inventor of Scratch, in a wide-ranging Q&A.
Media Lab students, faculty, researchers and affiliates pitching panels at SXSW 2019
Children are using voice-activated technology at far younger ages than other devices, but some parents worry they’re picking up rude habits
Day 3 scheduleScratch@MIT is a playful gathering of educators, researchers, developers, and other members of the worldwide Scratch communit…
Day 2 scheduleScratch@MIT is a playful gathering of educators, researchers, developers, and other members of the worldwide Scratch communit…
Day 1 scheduleScratch@MIT is a playful gathering of educators, researchers, developers, and other members of the worldwide Scratch communit…
The Making IT Happen award honors outstanding educators and leaders for improving digital learning opportunities for students
ScratchJr is a new version of the Scratch programming language designed for children ages five to seven. Using ScratchJr, kids can build th…
Lifelong Kindergarten: Cultivating Creativity through Projects, Passion, Peers and Play has been selected for a 2018 PROSE Award.
“My nomination for the greatest invention of the previous thousand years? Kindergarten.”