Scratch Credits and Contributors

Scratch is created and managed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT Media Lab, led by Mitchel Resnick. The Scratch website and programming environment are continually revised and improved based on feedback from the Scratch community.

Meet the Scratch Team

Mitchel Resnick
Natalie Rusk
Amos Blanton
Sayamindu Dasgupta
Champika Fernando
Shane Clements
Ricarose Roque
Abdulrahman idlbi
Ray Schamp
Eric Schilling

Community and Moderation

Mark Goff
Franchette Viloria
Sarah Otts
Jolie Castellucci
Andrea Saxman
Dalton Miner

Interns

Ian Reynolds, Joren Lauwers, Kapaya Katongo, Chris Graves

ScratchEd Team at Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE)

Karen Brennan, Michelle Chung, and HGSE graduate students

Previous Scratch Team Members

John Maloney, Andrés Monroy-Hernández, Brian Silverman, Paula Bonta, Evelyn Eastmond, Amon Millner, Eric Rosenbaum, Jay Silver, Karen Brennan, Margarita Dekoli

Other MIT Student Contributors

Leo Burd, Nick Bushak, Gaia Carini, Dave Feinberg, Tony Hwang, Di Liu, Paul Medlock-Walton, Kelly Liu, Anthony Lu, Tim Mickel, Evan Moore, Chinua Shaw, Tammy Stern, Lis Sylvan, Ubong Ukoh, Han Xu, Oren Zuckerman

Acknowledgements

The following people have contributed to the development and support of Scratch over the years:

Susan Abend, Robbie Berg, Lauren Bessen, Keith Braadfladt, Susan Carillo, Margarita Dekoli, Will Denton, Nathan Dinsmore, Catherine Feldman, Jodi Finch, Ioana Fineberg, Rachel Garber, Chris Garrity, Cassy Gibbs, Roland Hebert, Tracy Ho, Benjamin Howe, Evan Karatzas, Alan Kay, Christine Kim, Joren Lauwers, Mike Lee, Jeff Lieberman, Mark Loughridge, Danny Lutz, David Malan, Wayne Marshall, John McIntosh, Dongfang (Tian) Mi, Ximena Miranda, Geetha Narayanan, Kate Nazemi, Liddy Nevile, Wing Ngan, Derek O'Connell, Kylie Peppler, Tim Radvan, Karen Randall, Miriam Ruiz, Ed Shems, Daniel Strimpel, Kilmer Sweazy, John Henry Thompson, Claudia Urrea and the many volunteer Scratch translators from around the world.

Research Collaborators

Yasmin Kafai and graduate students, University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education
Benjamin Mako Hill, University of Washington

Supporting Organizations

The following organizations have provided major financial support for Scratch: National Science Foundation, Code-to-Learn Foundation, Intel Foundation, LEGO Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, Google

The following organizations donate their services to help keep the Scratch project running: Fastly, Inversoft/ Cleanspeak, Amazon Web Services, Sentry, Github, New Relic.


Scratch would not be possible without free and open source software, including: Celery, Debian, Django, DjangoBB, Drupal, Gunicorn, Linux, Memcached, MongoDB, MySql, Nginx, Pootle, Python, rabbitMQ, Solr, Squeak, Ubuntu, and WikiMedia.

Thanks to all their contributors!