A. Topic today
What is Scratch and how do I get started?
B. Demo projects:
See samples here
C. Questions for discussion:
1. A tool to create stuff: games, stories, greeting cards, music videos etc.
2. How do you like these projects? Which one is your favorite? Why? Which one do you think is the easiest to build? If we start, which one should we build first?How long does it take to build a project? What if you forget? What if you get stuck?
3. To start, you need a computer and an account, together with a design journal.
4. If I start experimenting my idea, will I mess up anything?
D. How to start?
Create your account and verify your account by clicking on the link in the email that Scratch sent.
Create your first project
Make the Cat say "Hello"