Scratch in the classroom
Take a look at this free programming language and online community where students can create their own interactive stories, games, and applications.
The role of coding in ICT has now become a key focus in the new IT curriculum. This online session will introduce delegates to the freely-available software program that can be used to create games, animations and applications. Delegates will learn the basics of programming in Scratch, looking at how it can be used within the curriculum and getting started to use the programming language to create simple games. You may want to have a look at the software here http://scratch.mit.edu/. The session will focus on using version 2, but will be compatible with version 1.4.
As Scratch is widely used in primary schools we will reserve some time to look at setting up a Code Club at school and what’s required.
Suitable for key stages 1 and 2. Thie workshop is cross curricular for teachers or support staff working with the children.
After the workshop delegates will have the opportunity to stay on-line for a Q&A /help session if required.
We run this session on-demand at a time convenient with you, either throughout the day or as a twilight session contact firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange.
On-line £20 per endpoint for a single delegate or £40 per class/group