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ScratchJr – review

Date: August 6, 2014 Author: Sjoerd Dirk Categories: Scratch 0

Sorry, this entry is only available in het Engels. *protected*

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2 new books about Scratch 2.0 (Packt Publishing)

Date: April 13, 2014 Author: Sjoerd Dirk Categories: Scratch 0

Recently Packt Publishing published two new books about Scratch 2.0: This book (written by Brandon Milonovich) is divided in different recipes. Each recipe (=chapter) addresses a subject, like story telling, game design, sound. After reading chapter 1 (“Getting Started with Scratch”), you can skip chapters and jump right to a chapter which you’re interested in…

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Scratch Getting Started Guide available in Dutch

Date: March 19, 2014 Author: Sjoerd Dirk Categories: Scratch 1

The Scratch Getting Started Guide for version 2.0 is now available in Dutch. You can download it here. Download this file if you want to print it as a book.   [Update 21-03-2014: The files contained a small error. This is now corrected.] *protected*

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Hour of Code – interactive Holiday Card in Scratch

Date: December 9, 2013 Author: Sjoerd Dirk Categories: Scratch 0 joins the Hour of Code! I’ve translated the handout ‘Interactive Holiday Card in Scratch‘ from the ScratchEd Team into Dutch. Switch to Dutch to download this handout. I’m using this handout during my course tomorrow and during MU Open School on Friday. That’s 2x one hour of code!! *protected*

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Scratch Cards 2.0 now available in Dutch!

Date: November 24, 2013 Author: Sjoerd Dirk Categories: Scratch 0

I’ve translated, together with Helen Fermate from Scratchweb, the Scratch Cards for Scratch 2.0 into Dutch. You can download the cards below (click on a card to open it). All cards in one PDF *protected*

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Programming course in one tweet

Date: November 11, 2013 Author: Sjoerd Dirk Categories: Scratch 0

#1 @xota: Tag! Go to, click on Create. Add blocks to the cat: forever(point towards mouse-pointer, move 10 steps) #2 pen down ask how many? and wait repeat answer move 50 steps turn 360/answer degrees pen up   More soon?!?! *protected*

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Scratch 2.0 is now 100% translated

Date: November 8, 2013 Author: Sjoerd Dirk Categories: Scratch 2

With help from John, I’ve translated the last 9000 words for the Scratch 2.0 Website last week. Also many thanks to the other translators for their share of the work. Scratch 2.0 is now fully translated into Dutch. If you see strange translations or if you have comments on it, please post it in the…

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Installing Scratch 2.0 Offline Editor on Debian (Linux)

Date: August 30, 2013 Author: Sjoerd Dirk Categories: Scratch 15

Download Adobe Air 2.6 via this link. Open a terminal as root and go to the folder in which you’ve downloaded Adobe Air. Execute the following commands (found on this page): chmod +x AdobeAIRInstaller.bin locate Depending on the result of the second command execute the following command (if necessary adjust the path) in the…

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Simon for ShrimpKey op Scratch

Simon Game for ShrimpKey

Date: August 21, 2013 Author: Sjoerd Dirk Categories: Scratch, ShrimpKey 0

A while ago I’ve made – for the Creative Computing Online Workshop - a Simon Game in Scratch 2.0. The Simon Game plays a tone and lights a button. The player has to press this button. If you’re did it right, you’ll hear the same tone again followed by a second tone. Now you must press…

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Whack-A-Potato with Scratch and ShrimpKey

Date: August 14, 2013 Author: Sjoerd Dirk Categories: Scratch, ShrimpKey 2

I just found this page. Fantastic! It would be even better to play this with a ShrimpKey and Scratch 2.0! Here you can see my Scratch-Project and my son playing it with a ShrimpKey. Play fullscreen *protected*

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