LS Colloquia: Dr. Karen Brennan, Harvard Graduate School of Education

"Creative Computing"

Computers and computational media are omnipresent in modern life. But we experience computation primarily as consumers—watching, playing, listening, and skimming—rather than as creators—designing, making, tinkering, and producing. In this talk, I will discuss how communities, tools, and practices can support young learners to explore and gain fluency with computational creation, both in and out of school, drawing on 10 years of experiences from the Scratch programming environment and the ScratchEd online community.

LS Colloquia: Dr. Karen Brennan, Harvard Graduate School of Education