Using Scratch allows students to develop creative and critical thinking, problem-solving and communication skills as they work collaboratively or individually on Scratch projects.
In operation since 2010, the National Scratch Competition has established itself among both teachers and students as a leading platform and showcase for Ireland’s aspiring digital creators.
Entry is open to individual students and groups of all ages.
How to enter:
1. Register your details now on scratch.ics.ie. Please note that you will need to re-register for this year if you have not already done so.
2. Design & create your project at www.scratch.mit.edu. This can be a game, animation, story, simulation or music project.
3. Once your project is complete, upload your project URL and student details to enter the competition at scratch.ics.ie. (Please note when entering your project a direct URL link must be entered to be judged)
4. Entries can only be accepted if they are accessible via the Scratch website atwww.scratch.mit.edu. Offline projects must also be uploaded to this website also.
Dates to Remember:
Register your interest: Now!
Submit your entries by: 12th February 2016
National Finals: Thursday 28th of April 2016 in RDS