Words Used with Educational Robots

This glossary explains terms used throughout Roamer’s websites.  You can explore the dictionary or discover the terms highlighted in the text.  Put your mouse on the words and the definition will pop up. Make sure you’ve enabled popups on your computer.

  • Blocks

    In Scratch and ScratchX blocks make up scripts, which make a project work.  Effectively these are instructions or commands.
  • Brian Silverman

    Brian Silverman is a Canadian computer scientist, the creator of many programming environments for children.  Brian was a student at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the 1970s and worked with Seymour Papert to create Logo products like LogoWriter for LCSI.  Brian also worked co-founder of Scratch software.