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Karen Brennan
Associate Professor of Education at Harvard University. Work focuses on computing, classrooms, and constructionism.
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Joe Beasley 12h
ScratchEd RVA is this week! Come join us and learn how to bring coding into your classroom! It's free and open to all educators!
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Charles M. Blow Feb 15
I think it would send a powerful, disruptive message if all teachers in America staged a strike until Congress passed legislation to help keep them and their students (and the rest of us) safe. A bill would be passed within a month!
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Karen Brennan Feb 16
"It's time teachers took a tough stand on gun control. They should walk out." Must read by grad Halley Wheeless
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Karen Brennan Feb 16
Looking forward to in Baltimore next week and sharing our research!
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Chris Murphy Feb 15
Lots of people lamenting "nothing will change" today. That's what people said before the Montgomery boycott. That's what people said before Stonewall. Change happens, if at the moment when it seems most unlikely, you decide to do more.
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Karen Brennan Feb 15
"Confining learning to memorizing the right answers or grooving in a particular procedure deprives learners of the kind of systematic tinkering, debugging and discovery that can bring joy and insight to any subject."—
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Sylvain ❄️👨🏻‍🎓 Feb 14
Roses are red, Lilies are blue, This poem was short, But reviewer 3 required a number of modifications, so we had to cite many of his own poems and also change the title of the poem, rephrase the last few rhymes, and replace violets by lilies
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Smithsonian Feb 13
The real-life history of , which is only the best day of the year, from our
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Karen Brennan Feb 12
"Forget originality. The term is garbage. Ideas are not original. Ideas are made from stuff. They are made from every little thing you have ever put inside your head." ✨💚
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ScratchEd Team Feb 12
A is an in-person gathering of educators who share ideas and questions about teaching with Scratch! February ScratchEd Meetups: Middletown, RI: 2/15 Barcelona: 2/17 Richmond, VA: 2/21 Austin, TX: 2/25 Learn more:
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Karen Brennan Feb 9
Thank you to , , , , and for hosting a playful evening of learning with Scratch!
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Karen Brennan Feb 8
"There are different ways to do things, you don't just have one way." Fabulous advice from a young Scratcher, in response to the "10 Blocks" activity! ✨🧡💻
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Karen Brennan Feb 7
Replying to @StephofLegends
Yes, yes, yes!!! 😹😹😹
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Harvard Education Feb 7
Become a better note-taker in 1 minute via &
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Karen Brennan Feb 3
Replying to @seanjustice
Ooh—I love the invitation to "Search the world for digital artifacts that inspire you." 😻 Thanks for sharing!
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Karen Brennan Feb 3
"Learning to program is personal. Just as there will always be multiple solutions to a computer science problem, there should be multiple solutions to building expertise in programming, embracing diversity rather than negating it."— et al.🌟
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CSAIL at MIT Feb 1
MIT's Scratch is now the world's 17th most popular programming language, up from 23rd a year ago:
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Lauren Stout Feb 1
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Karen Brennan Jan 30
In class today, we shared our strategies for reading complicated texts. (Sketchnotes by .)
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ScratchEd Team Jan 30
Calling all educators! We're joining forces with to offer a Educator Workshop on 2/7! No experience necessary. RSVP here:
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