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Top : Computers : Programming : Languages : Smalltalk : Squeak : Scratch (17 web sites)
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Creating from Scratch
Descriptive press release about MIT Media Lab Scratch project, to turn kids from media consumers into media producers. MIT News Office.
http://web.mit.edu/newsoffice/2007/resnick-scratch.html

Free Tool Offers 'Easy' Coding
Programming tool lets anyone create their own animations and video games launches. Story with photo, video, links. BBC News.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/6647011.stm

MIT Media Lab Making Programming Fun for Kids
Brief description, many forum comments, links. Slashdot.
http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/05/15/1420238

MIT, UCLA Develop Programming Language for Kids
News story with a few links. CNET News.com.
http://news.cnet.com/8301-10784_3-9719468-7.html

Scratch
Tile-based visual programming environment and toolkit, lets kids make games, animated stories, interactive art, and share with others on the Net. In the tradition of Logo, Lego/Logo, but using new computational ideas so it is easier to start programming. Built on Squeak.
http://scratch.mit.edu/

Scratch: Programming for Dummies or a Solid Intro to Object Orientation?
Brief description with some reader comments. Education IT, ZDNet.com.
http://education.zdnet.com/?p=1056

Scratch: Programming for Kids
Brief description, with historical perspective. ParentDish.
http://www.parentdish.com/2007/05/18/scratch-programming-for-kids/

Wikipedia: Scratch Programming Language
Encyclopedia article, with links to related topics and references.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scratch_(programming_language)

With Simplified Code, Programming Becomes Child's Play
Results and background for school that is beta-testing Scratch, a programming language by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group, MIT Media Lab. Boston Globe.
http://www.boston.com/news/education/k_12/articles/2007/05/15/with_simplified_code_programming_becomes_childs_play/