Scratch Coding

Course Description

Scratch is a program developed by MIT teaching students the basics on how computers think! This program will introduce students to real coding programs and allow them to drag and drop coding blocks creating a fully functional program.  The simple user interface and tutorials allow students to quickly create and run their code to see its results!  This course assumes no prior computer coding knowledge and includes self-graded multiple-choice tests and quizzes.

Course Requirements

Grade Level

3 – 8

Materials

None

Tech Requirements

Students will need a computer or laptop for this course; tablets are not sufficient.

Duration

1 Semester

Prerequisites

None

Technology Skills

  • Internet Navigation
  • Email Communication

Major Concepts

Scratch is a program developed by MIT teaching students the basics on how computers think! This program will introduce students to real coding programs and allow them to drag and drop coding blocks creating a fully functional program.  The simple user interface and tutorials allow students to quickly create and run their code to see it’s results!  This course assumes no prior computer coding knowledge and includes self graded multiple choice tests and quizzes.