Scratch & ScratchJr


Scratch and Scratch Junior Icons

Grade levels: All Grades

Scratch 3.0 and ScratchJr are coding platforms based on Blockly and specifically designed for young learners.  Scratch is recommended for grades 3 and above while ScratchJr offers a simplified interface for non-readers and grades 2 and below.

Access: Both programs are available for Chromebook installation through the BCPS Google Play Store.  Scratch and a ScratchJr simulator are also available for Windows installation through Intune.  Additionally, Scratch is available online at Students must not create Scratch accounts.

ISTE Standards for Students

Ideas for Use

Scratch or ScratchJr can be used by students or teachers to create: