Scratch Coding Workshop
Scratch is a highly-popular block-based coding platform. With a well-stocked media library, Scratch provides the opportunity to learn to code through creating animated stories and games.
In this week of Scratch, we’ll be doing both. In each session we will follow a structured activity that scaffolds the learning of code. We’ll also have time for students to independently experiment with what they have learnt so that they may creatively consolidate their knowledge.
Block-based coding offers an easy way to experiment with code as you do not have to focus on typing code accurately, but rather on coding accurately. The highly visual interface is easy to use and provides a comfortable environment to have fun with code.
Scratch was developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Foundation at MIT and is available free of charge at https://scratch.mit.edu.
Scratch runs within most modern browsers, making it available to you wherever you have computer with access to the internet.
Dates: 9 - 13 December 2019
Time: 13h00 - 17h00
Venue: Edgemead Primary School
Cost: R850 per child (includes fruit and juice at break)
Age Group: From Grade 4
*Note: This course runs for a duration of 5 consecutive days. Each session introduces concepts that are required to complete the future sessions, therefore attendance at all the sessions is advised. We have a requirement of a minimum of 5 people per session. If we don't achieve those numbers, we may cancel the event and refund you your ticket price.