Scratch News

I am subbing in a Gaelscoil this week, and I had to edit this post like 5 times. Which is funny cause I only had to write 2 lines!! I noticed that I wrote the sentances in a format of noun then follwed by the verb….that’s what I like about Irish; it changes your sentence structure and helps when writing pomes! Yes, I also write pomes….don’t think they will ever see the light of day on this blog……I’d be morto to share ’em!!

OK 6th time lucky:

I received this press release from Lero, Ireland. I won’t be able to make it so I am depending on those of you who do go to keep me updated!

“Mitch Resnick (LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research and head of the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab) and Natalie Rusk (Research Specialist in the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Laboratory developing creative learning technologies) are coming to Dublin on May 1st for an event titled:
“What are people creating and learning with Scratch? An evening with Mitch Resnick and Natalie Rusk of the MIT Media Lab”
I would like to invite you to attend this event on Tuesday evening May 1st from 6:30-8:30pm at the County Library, Tallaght.  The programme of events  is as follows:

Welcome by Deputy Mayor Cllr. Pamela Kearns of South Dublin County
Presentation by  Mitch Resnick – MIT Media Laboratory and Natalie Rusk – MIT Media Laboratory
Panel Discussion
Mitch Resnick, Natalie Rusk, Stephen Howell – IT Tallaght, Clare McInerney – Lero
Open Forum – Questions from the audience.

8.30 Close
There is a 45 slot allocated for questions from the audience, so please bring any Scratch questions you may have!  
For more details (directions etc…)  and to sign up for this event, please visit this link for more information (space is limited)”

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