Language learning at refugee centers with Scratch

Presented by: Joek van Montfort

We’ll discuss our experience with Scratch at Dutch refugee centers. Scratch is an inetresting tool as its multilingual, strongly supports expression of stories and can work with self recorded audio.

Presenter Biography:

Joek van Montfort: I’m educated as a mathematician but spend most of my current working time on getting computational thinking into Dutch education. Scratch is one of my favorites and I organized two Scratch conferences (Barcelona 2013 and Amsterdam 2015). Beside that I’m active in localisation of and in setting up a Dutch chapter of Computing At School (CAS).