Creative Computing with Scratch

CREATIVE COMPUTING WITH SCRATCH (3 - 8)

Organization: Copernicus STEAM Learning Lab

Format: The format is flexible and will vary dependent on the course where Scratch is being integrated. Free curricula and more than 30 class projects available to choose from.

Description: Students use Scratch a drag and drop programming language to code, create and share interactive stories, animations, games, art, music, and more as they learn problem solving and other fundamental CS concepts across the curriculum.

Teacher Profile: No prior CS experience required

PD Profile: 4 full-days, school-year follow-up Meetups, school year support and 1 full-day of CS Fundamentals (35+ hours).

Cost to School: PD costs waived for eligible educators.

Computer Access: Computers and Chromebooks (Tablet & smartphone accessibility coming soon)

UNIQUE BENEFITS:

  • Introduction to SCRATCH across curricula resources, strategies for classroom implementation and integration

  • Includes full-day training on Code.org Computer Science Fundamentals (CSF) curriculum

  • School-year support

"Just enough information to get us going and let us explore at our own pace. Loved having time to "problem solve" and then see others' examples of how they solved similar problems in different ways."