Mitchel Resnick
Press Coverage

Mitchel Resnick receives the 2021 LEGO Prize Award, MIT Media Lab blog, October 13, 2021.

After Pandemic Surge, Coding Tool Scratch is Focused on Supporting Teaching, Jeffrey Young, EdSurge, July 15, 2021.

Review of Lifelong Kindergarten, Paul Pearson, Exhibition, Fall 2020, pp. 120-124.

The Learning Revolution, Alex Beard, BBC, May 2020.

Don't let work take your kindergartner creativity away, Josh Linkner, Detroit Free Press, April 2019.

Why an MIT professor says we should all learn like kindergartners if we want to succeed, Quartz, January 2019.

Nurturing Creative Thinking in School and Work, Careers with STEM, November 2018.

Mitchel Resnick: Scratch creator, professor is an expert on helping student creativity flourish, Empowered Learner, September 2018.

Leaders in Edtech Honored With Prestigious Making IT Happen Awards, ISTE press release, June 2018.

Lifelong Kindergarten: Cultivating Creativity through Projects, Passion, Peers, and Play (review). Teachers College Record, January 2018.

What You Learned in Kindergarten Can Still Boost Your Creativity. Artsy, January 2018.

Lifelong Kindergarten. Harvard EdCast, Harvard Graduate School of Education, December 2017.

The Future of Coding in Schools. Edutopia, December 7, 2017.

Rigor and Whimsy. Chronicle of Higher Education, November 3, 2017.

Scratch That: Mitchel Resnick thinks coding is child's play [pdf]. David Walter, Princeton Alumni Weekly, October 25, 2017.

How to Make High School More Like Kindergarten. Leigh Anderson, Lifehacker, October 20, 2017.

Lifelong Kindergarten: How to learn like a kid, by the co-creator of Scratch. Cory Doctorow, BoingBoing, October 4, 2017.

How to Make Every Grade More Like Kindergarten. Anya Kamenetz, NPR, September 18, 2017.

10 Years of Scratch. Hello World, issue 1, pp. 22-27, summer 2017.

This Computer Language is Feeding Hacker Values into Young Minds. Steven Levy, Backchannel, May 5, 2017.

The Creative Learning Spiral: Starting with Your Imagination in Design Thinking. Justin Reich, Education Week, March 8, 2017.

Wide-Open Spaces: Want Creative Thinkers? Help Kids Create. Nicole Estvanik Taylor, MIT Spectrum, winter 2017.

Programming for Children, Minus Cryptic Syntax. Peter Wayner, New York Times, November 9, 2011.

With Simplified Code, Programming Becomes Child's Play. Carolyn Y. Johnson, Boston Globe, May 15, 2007.

Free Tool Offers 'Easy' Coding. Jonathan Fildes, BBC News, May 14, 2007.

Arts and Crafts for the Digital Age. Michel Marriott, New York Times, June 8, 2006.

Kits Let Kids Add Science, Engineering, Math to Art Explorations. G. Jeffrey MacDonald, Boston Globe, May 22, 2006.

Making Child's Play of Technology. Alfred Hermida, BBC News, July 29, 2002.

Not Just Closing a Divide, but Leaping It. Michel Marriott, New York Times, July 18, 2002.

Behold the Toys of Tomorrow. David Shenk, Atlantic, January 1999.

Playing Well with Others. Rebecca Zacks, Technology Review, pp. 84, May/June 1998.

Building a Learning Society. Wired, October 1, 1997.

Mitchel Resnick
MIT Media Lab (E14-445A)
75 Amherst Street
Cambridge, MA
mres at

Mitchel Resnick's Home Page