Comparing Scratch and Scratch Jnr blocks

Scratch and Scratch Jnr blocks and how they compare

This is a chart of how the blocks used in Scratch compare to the ones used in Scratch Jnr.  This will help teachers understand better how the two programs compare and how they support progression in programming.  Scratch Jnr is a great app to start with and will help to teach 5-7 year olds the principles of coding in an easy to use environment, these lessons will help to build on their knowledge and understanding ready to create more complicated programs in Scratch.

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Sally Tippett

Sally was previously and ICT advisor for Staffordshire LA with responsibility for Emerging Technologies, ICT in Literacy, iPads and liaison with the managed services team. She is a highly experienced educator, having worked across the Key Stages in primary school and as a specialist teacher in an EBD school. Sally has written the Primary Computing Framework and works with many schools implementing the new curriculum and embedding mobile technologies.

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