On Saturday, May 18th, Penn GSE will be hosting Scratch Day. Scratch Day is a worldwide network of gatherings, where people come together to meet other Scratchers, share projects and experiences, and learn more about Scratch. Scratch is a programming language that makes it easy to create your own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art. At Penn GSE, Scratch Day will comprise of an afternoon of fun and interactive workshops for youth in the local community. The workshops will be run by graduate students at GSE and a team from the Free Library. More details and event registration information can be found on the website: http://scratchdaypenngse.tumblr.com/
This is an exciting afternoon devoted to learning and broadening participation related to computing and media production.