#SuperCoders with Scratch
photo (c) Stéphane Foulon
Designed by the MIT in Boston, Scratch is an open platform which uses a unique programming language, designed especially to introduce even the youngest of children to the principles and possibilities of computer coding. Children will not be copying down lines of HTML language, but instead, they will be putting together logical building blocks that correspond to predefined functionalities. Scratch is made up of numerous pre-coded tools that participants of the workshops use to create their own project. In addition to the tool itself, Scratch is also an extremely popular online community, where children can program together and share their creations.