By Darren Smith
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This Scratch Maze app contains a number of video tutorials which will guide you through creating your own maze game in the popular programming environment Scratch.
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Test your knowledge in the quiz section and post your score to Facebook.
To create your own game you will need a copy of Scratch on your desktop computer. The Scratch program is available free of charge for OS X, Windows and Linux
1. Download this app :-)
2. Download and install Scratch on to your home computer from http://scratch.mit.edu/download
3. Play the videos in this app and follow along on your home computer.
This app was designed for the iPad but is distributed as universal binary for those who wish to view it on an iPhone or iPod Touch.
Note: The videos in this tutorial do not contain sound
What's New in Version 1.0.2
+ Stopped repeated questions appearing in the quiz module
Learn how to use the cross platform Scratch application on your desktop computer through a series of video tutorials and test your Scratch programming knowledge in the quiz section.
Great for teachers!
I downloaded this to help my children learn Scratch in the primary classroom. They worked in pairs - one on the iPad, one on the laptop or Macbook. They took it in turns and worked well together, creating their maze. None of them had used Scratch before and managed in one session to create their maze. They are now keen to use the programme to explore for themselves. Great for the non specialist teacher - just watch them fly!
More like this please.
I have used this in the classroom as an introduction to Scratch. Working in groups, the year 6 children could use the iPad tutorial to help them make a game with Scratch for the first time. They have now moved on to planning and executing their own maze game armed with the knowledge gleaned from Scratch maze- thank you.
It just gives you a toroidal when I wanted the actual app really disappointed in it I really hope he creates a different one to this and it actually has the programming abilities rather than just the info on how to use it. It also wants you to download it to a computer as well as your apple device but not every one has a computer I do but I want it so I can just run it off my apple device.
- Category: Education
- Updated: 25 November 2012
- Version: 1.0.2
- Size: 18.2 MB
- Language: English
- Developer: Darren Smith
- © 2012 Darren Smith
Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.