But just as important is that a much bigger number of Scratchers will internalize its core values of collaboration, openness, and the importance of being not only a consumer, but also a maker.
This Computer Language Is Feeding Hacker Values into Young Minds
Steven Levy
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Yes! Such a crucial point! Every child benefits from learning to code / coding to learn, in the Scratch environment. Many will not end up as computer programmers but all are thinkers, makers, and problem solvers!