Learn Scratch Jr. Programming on Weekends | Kids Out and About Ann Arbor / Detroit

Learn Scratch Jr. Programming on Weekends

Whizara’s Scratch Junior programming course offers a fun way for young students to learn programming fundamentals

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Whizara’s Scratch Junior programming course offers a fun way for young students to learn programming fundamentals as they explore and develop imaginative stories, animations and games using MIT’s Scratch Junior drag and drop visual programming interface.

Students learn the block-based programming concepts of motion, looks, sound, loops, events and get creative with designing, drawing, recording and storyboarding personalized projects. The course further reinforces computational concepts of sequencing, pattern recognition, parallelism and algorithmic thinking.

Week 1: Scratch Junior Interface, motion and sequencing
Week 2: Stories using multiple characters
Week 3: Drawing characters and backdrops for personalized animations
Week 4: Recording sound and creating multimedia stories
Week 5: Putting together learning in a major project

Along the same lines, Whizara provides instructor-led live online coding and math classes and camps for kids ages 5-18. The personalized 1:1 classes and camps, held in small groups, teach math integrated with coding, computational thinking and design thinking, and age-appropriate fun, engaging and immersive coding courses including Scratch Junior, Scratch, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, Python, Java, C++, AI, Mobile App Development and Unity video game development.

The price listed is for classes happening on Saturday each week, over 5 weekends.​

Skill-level: Beginner
Coding prerequisite: None

Device prerequisite: Tablet or Chromebook
Standards alignment: K-12 CSTA, ISTE


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Location:

ONLINE ONLY
Contact name: 
Smita Shrivastava
Email address: 
Dates: 
12/11/2021
12/18/2021
12/25/2021
Time: 
11 am - 12:55 pm