Holy grail for teaching programming

MIT’s Scratch gained a lot PR recently, while Squeak‘s eToy is around for some time.


Squeak Etoys tutorial for OLPC

Is it just a matter of cutie user interfaces and websites or is it definitely better?


Scratch

By the way Scratch looks very similar to Lego NXT Software, although does not differ much to me from eToy besides finely rendered fonts and cute graphics.


Lego NXT Software

Home work for myself: investigate!

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2 Comments »

  1. […] hoping to learn as well. Maybe my kids can teach me in a few days… Also, via Stephen Downes, this video which does some scratching […]

  2. rafael said

    hi, here’s something that will connect etoys with the outside world:

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