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Mitch Resnick on Scratch, EPAM, Empathy & More


The Scratch Foundation and EPAM have a long relationship. You can hear true commitment of this partnership in every syllable spoken by Mitch Resnick, the LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, and Shamilka Samarasinha, EPAM’s Global Head of Corporate Social Responsibility, in the latest episode of The Resonance Test. Listen and learn about how Scratch promotes diversity and inclusion, how it teaches technical skills and fosters empathy, and how EPAM eKids aligns with other ESG activities.

  1. Learn more about the Scratch Foundation.
  2. The EPAM eKids program is programmed to succeed.
  3. If you like this conversation, you’ll love Resnick’s classic book, Lifelong Kindergarten: Cultivating Creativity through Projects, Passion, Peers, and Play.
  4. Check out the Colour Divide and read about Waves of Kindness.