III.5 - Resources

1.1       Selection of online resources

·         Scratch website: https://scratch.mit.edu

·         Scratch teacher’s community website: https://scratched.gse.harvard.edu

·         An open course about Scratch: Learning Creative Learning: https://learn.media.mit.edu/lcl/

·         Scratch in practice shares ideas and materials from the Scratch Team and teachers around the world: https://sip.scratch.mit.edu

·         Scratch tutorials: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/editor/?tutorial=all

·         Scratch cards: https://resources.scratch.mit.edu/www/cards/en/scratch-cards-all.pdf

·         Scratch teachers guide for the cards: https://resources.scratch.mit.edu/www/guides/en/TeacherGuidesAll.pdf

·         Digital Storytelling Using Scratch: Engaging Children Towards Digital Storytelling (Vinayakumar et al. 2018).

·         The writers’ workshop for youth programmers: digital storytelling with scratch in middle school classrooms (Burke & Kafai 2012).

·         INCLUDED Erasmus+ Project: Inclusive childhood education supported by multimedia and digital storytelling (INCLUDED Project) is a training and action-research project promoted by the European Commission (Erasmus+).

·         Digital Storytelling with Refugee Youth: A Tool for Promoting Literacy and Youth Empowerment And a Catalyst for Social Action (Christina Chen 2015).

·         Interactive Digital Storytelling with Refugee Children (Toby Emert 2014).

·         Playfulcoding guide: Main result of Early Mastery Erasmus+ project. It contains several step by step activities related to Scratch and Digital Storytelling (Scratch and poetry, Collaborative stories with Scratch, etc.).

·         Digital Storytelling in the Primary Classroom

·         Digital Storytelling Tools: an EdShelf collection of apps and web tools that are useful for promoting the creation of digital stories within classrooms.

1.2       Selection of books

·         Creative Computing Guide (Harvard): The Creative Computing Curriculum, designed by the Creative Computing Lab at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, is a collection of ideas, strategies, and activities for an introductory creative computing experience using Scratch. It contains a lot of lessons and activities related to digital storytelling.

·         Family Creative Learning Guide (MIT): This guide provides a basic framework to implement some workshops on Scratch and other creative learning technologies. It is designed for teachers, community center staff, and volunteers interested in engaging young people and their families to become designers and inventors in their community.

·         Center for Digital Storytelling. (2005). Center for Digital Storytelling Web site. Retrieved May 12, 2007, from http://www.storycenter.org/history.html

·         Papert, S. (1980). Mindstorms—Children, Computers and Powerful Ideas. New York Basic Books, Inc.

·         Resnick, Mitchel. (2007). All I really need to know (about creative thinking) I learned (by studying how children learn) in kindergarten. Creativity and Cognition 2007, CC2007 – Seeding Creativity: Tools, Media, and Environments. 1-6.

·         Robin, Bernard. (2008). Digital Storytelling: A Powerful Technology Tool for the 21st Century Classroom. Theory Into Practice – THEORY PRACT. 47. 220-228. 10.1080/00405840802153916.

·         Tucker, G. (2006). First person singular: The power of digital storytelling. Screen Education, 42, 54–58.