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 commun...
Day 2 scheduleScratch@MIT is a playful gathering of educators, researchers, developers, and other members of the worldwide Scratch commun...
Reengineering Education: Systems Engineering and the LearningGraph as a Means to Developing a Coherent Learning Data ArchitectureCOM...
Day 1 scheduleScratch@MIT is a playful gathering of educators, researchers, developers, and other members of the worldwide Scratch commun...
The Making IT Happen award honors outstanding educators and leaders for improving digital learning opportunities for students
The 1997 Drucker Innovation Award is given to the Computer Museum. The Computer Museum has collaborated with MIT Media Lab to create prog...
ScratchJr is a new version of the Scratch programming language designed for children ages five to seven. Using ScratchJr, kids can build ...
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.”
On Wednesday, October 18, a team from the Media Lab’s Lifelong Kindergarten group is launching a new, experimental online course: Learnin...
Lifelong KindergartenCultivating Creativity through Projects, Passion, Peers, and Play, by Mitchel ResnickForeword by Ken Robin...
Mitchel Resnick is one of the most humane, accomplished and prolific creators of educational technology in the world, one of the co-creat...
Dynamic Drawing: Broadening Practice and Participation in Procedural Art
When Mitch Resnick was growing up in the suburbs of Philadelphia, he and his little brother were always making up new games. For example,...
If you’ve ever seen the Toy Story movies, you may remember the neighbor kid, Sid. His room is presented in horror-movie fashion, with dim...
Mitchel Resnick—on the power of Papert's ideas for learning.
What do children think about machines that think?
Scratch Day @ MIT was one of over 1,110 such events around the world in May.
Mitch Resnick explains how Papert’s ideas informed his thinking about children, learning and technology forever.