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Scratch Team

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The Scratch Team is the group of people that develop the Scratch program and moderate the Scratch website.



There are many members of the Scratch Team, including the following:[1]

  • Mitchel Resnick (mres)
  • John Maloney (johnm)
  • Natalie Rusk (natalie)
  • Karen Brennan (karenb)
  • Ricarose Roque (ricarose)
  • Sayamindu Dasgupta (sdg1)
  • Amos Blanton (Lightnin)
  • Champika Fernando (Champ99)
  • Jay Silver (jay)
  • Eric Rosenbaum (ericr)
  • Michelle Chung
  • Gaia Carini (carinig)
  • Tony Hwang
  • Abdulrahman idlbi (adlogi)
  • Amon Millner
  • Shane M. Clements (grokblah)
  • Anne C. Feldman (Kibii)
  • Tian Mi (taranir)
  • Eric Schilling (speakvisually)
  • Andrew Fader (andrevan)
  • Ray Schamp

These people in the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab worked "in an interactive, iterative, loosely-organized style, with each team member contributing to many different parts of the project (Scratch), whether it be the online platform, site, or the program itself."[1]

  • Brian Silverman
  • Paula Bonta
  • Linda Garmon

These people of the Playful Invention Company "contributed to design, development, and exploration of new directions."[1] They also help moderate the website.

  • Mark Goff (Paddle2See)
  • Franchette Viloria (cheddargirl)

These people help coordinate the Scratch online community.[1]

Also, Yasmin Kafai (Univ. of Pennsylvania) and her research group conduct research studies with Scratch.[1]

scmb1 also has the Scratch Team rank on the site, and mostly works on moderation like Paddle2See and cheddargirl.

Previous Members

These are people who were previously part of the Scratch Team, but have moved onto other projects.

  • Jens Moenig (Jens)[2]
  • Andrés Monroy-Hernández (andresmh)

Identifying Members

An asterisk next to a Scratch Team Member's name.

Members of the Scratch Team on the Scratch Website can be identified by the asterisk next to their username.[3] This asterisk links to a page on the Scratch Documentation site about the Scratch Team. In the Scratch Forums, the words "Scratch Team" appear underneath the profile picture of a member's post.

See Also


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  • This page was last modified on 26 March 2014, at 08:23.