Scratch Team

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The Scratch Team is the group of people who work on Scratch 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)
  • Natalie Rusk (natalie)
  • Ricarose Roque (ricarose)
  • Sayamindu Dasgupta (sdg1)
  • Amos Blanton (Lightnin) - Amos will be leaving for LEGO in 2015[2]
  • Champika Fernando (Champ99)
  • Michelle Chung (mchung)
  • Gaia Carini (carinig)
  • Tony Hwang
  • Abdulrahman idlbi (adlogi)
  • Shane M. Clements (grokblah)
  • Anne C. Feldman (Kibii)
  • Eric Schilling (speakvisually)
  • Andrew Fader (andrevan)
  • Ray Schamp (raimondious)
  • Carl Bowman (designerd)
  • Matthew Taylor (mewtaylor)
  • Joren Lauwers (JSO)
  • Chris Willis-Ford (cwillisf)
  • Kasia Chmielinski (petrichord)
  • Chinua Shaw (Chinuaearl)
  • Tim Mickel (tmmit)

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)
  • Sarah Otts (scmb1)
  • Jolie Castellucci (FredDog)
  • Andrea Saxman (pteropus)
  • Dalton Miner (Harakou)
  • Megan Haddadi (haddadi)
  • Christina Huang (AgentPineapple)
  • Annie Whitehouse (achouse)

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]

Previous Members

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

  • Jens Moenig (Jens)[3]
  • Andrés Monroy-Hernández (andresmh)
  • John Maloney (johnm)
  • Karen Brennan (karenb)
  • Jay Silver (jay)
  • Eric Rosenbaum (ericr)
  • Amon Millner
  • Tian Mi (taranir)

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.[4] 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 9 January 2015, at 13:43.