CESI at the Scratch Conference Amsterdam August 2015

A conference well attended by CESI folk and others from Ireland, with plenty of excitement, friendship and depth from the leading lights in the global community of Scratchers.

Scratch Conference Amsterdam drawingSeveral sessions involved CESI folk including Mags Amond, Susan Nic Réamoinn and Richard Millwood. The conference was inspiring, as  the cutting-edge new Scratch-related tools and toys were shown, played with and discussed as well as sound discussions about the learning and teaching that Scratch can enable.

Takeaways for teachers in Ireland:

  • Scratch is still developing and growing
  • A lot of folk are concerned with progression from Scratch

 

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Richard Millwood

Facilitator of CESI•CS - the community of practice for educational computing in Ireland and Visiting Research Fellow, CRITE, Trinity College Dublin