Fireside Chat with Audrey Watters: Scratch for HTML5?

What’s the best way to teach web-building to anyone? Should Mozilla develop a tool to help the world learn HTML5?

26 April 2012 from 12pm to 1pm

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MIT's Scratch is one of the most beloved and respected programming languages for introducing youth to computer science and computational thinking.

What can we learn from Scratch when we think about helping people learn web development and web thinking? Is there a need for a web-oriented equivalent to Scratch? If so, what should it look like? Should Mozilla build it?

Audrey Watters spent a month interviewing educators and technologists about these and other questions surrounding web literacy and web building. Join us for an interactive chat around what she learned, and offer your feedback on next steps.

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