Teaching debugging in Scratch

Presenter(s): Miles Berry (GB)

Summary: After an introduction to the importance of debugging for the development of computational thinking and developing resilience, drawing on the work of Papert, Dweck and others, Miles explores common types of bug in Scratch code, strategies for debugging and approaches to teaching this vital skill in school or clubs. There’ll be ample time for participants to discuss how they tackle debugging.

Type of participation: Talk