A lot of pupils in St. Thomas’ Senior National School use Scratch.

Scratch is a free educational programming language that was developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) with over 8 million registered users and 10 million shared projects.

Scratch is designed to be fun, educational, and easy to learn. It has the tools for creating interactive stories, games, art, simulations, and more. Scratch even has its own paint editor and sound editor built-in.

Users program in Scratch by dragging blocks from the block palette and attaching them to other blocks like a jigsaw puzzle. Structures of multiple blocks are called scripts. This method of programming (building code with blocks) is referred to as “drag-and-drop programming”.

The URL of the Scratch Website is https://scratch.mit.edu.

The Scratch logo is : Scratchlogo2

And the Official Scratch Mascot is: