Educational Project of Belarus Hi-Tech Park and Ministry of Education of the Republic of Belarus

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 "Programming in Scratch 2020" was held in Minsk.

We present the third edition of "Programming is the New Literacy".

The final of the open competition for teachers "My Scratch-History" was held on January 31 in Minsk. 

"To the teachers of Belarus, as you start the new school year. I hope you will provide students with oportunities to work on projects, based on their passions, in collaboration with peers, in a playful spirit".

Children can not only develop their thinking, but also have the opportunity to express themselves and better understand who they are in fact, we used 4 basic principles when developing Scratch: projects, partners, passion, play...

Invitation to the pilot project “Scratch + Micro:bit”.

By the beginning of the new school year, the second edition of the publication “Scratch Programming” has been prepared.

“Easy and simple” - this is the motto under which Hi-Tech Park conducts lessons on the programming language to the Scratch teachers.

The first Belarusian Scratch sticker pack (Scratch_HTP) is already available to all Telegram users.

The kids tell how they started to practice Scratch.

About first visit of Mitchel Resnick to Belarus.

Later this year a new version of Scratch - 3.0. is coming out. During the meeting with Belarusian teachers in the Hi-Tech Park on May 16, 2018 Mitchel Resnick gave them a sneak peek at Scratch 3.0.

"We want to help people to see themselves in a new way. We want to show to all chidren that they can be contributors in the society",-said Mitchel Resnick in HTP 2018/05/16.  

«My dream is to meet the creator of Scratch. Shake his hand, ask him how he thought up with such an interesting idea to create Scratch. I will be happy if my dream comes true» started the Scratch-Story of Anastasia Ralovets, pupil of Grade 4 in Dokshitsy Secondary School №. 2. 

In his speech during the meeting with Belarusian teachers in the Hi-Tech Park on May 16, 2018 Mitchel Resnick highlighted the approach based on four guiding principles, the so-called “Four P's of Creative Learning”: projects, partners, passion and play. This approach became the basis of Scratch programming environment.