The Scratch Team is a group of people, primarily members of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab, that help moderate the Scratch website. Scratch Team can also be defined as the group of people who created and helped develop the Scratch program. They block users for no reason according to some users.
There are a lot of members of the Scratch Team, including the following:
Development Team Edit
These people in the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab worked "in an interactive, iterative, loosely-organized style, with each team member contributing to many different parts of the project (Scratch)."
- Andrés Monroy-Hernández
He, also in the Lifelong Kindergarten group at the MIT Media Lab, "lead the research and development of the Scratch online community (and the ScratchR platform underlying it)."
- Brian Silverman
- Paula Bonta
These people of the Playful Invention Company "contributed to design, development, and exploration of new directions."
- Yasmin Kafai (Univ. of Pennsylvania)
- Kylie Peppler (Indiana Univ.)
These people are for "conducting research studies with Scratch."
Identifying Members Edit
Most members of the Scratch Team on the Scratch Website can be identified by the asterisk next to their username. This asterisk links to http://info.scratch.mit.edu/Admins.
Moderation Team Edit
The Moderation Team is a group of Scratch Team Members that team up to ban users. Some users, when they get banned, get revenge on the Scratch Moderators. However, Scratch's moderators are too powerful. Moderators like banning hackers.