• Scratch

  • Scratch
    Ages: 8-10*
    Grades: 3rd-5th

    Required for this class: Windows desktop or laptop, Mac desktop or laptop, Chromebook, Tablet, iPad
    The following are NOT allowed for the class: Chromebook, iPad, or a Tablet

    Course Description:

    This class provides a powerful learning tool for budding programmers– using an advanced block coding format, Scratch teaches fundamental programming concepts also used in more complex languages such as Java and Python.

    Young students will learn these critical concepts by creating animations and computer games with interacting characters. Students will apply problem solving skills to debug programs, make customizations and bring their imaginations to life!

    Key Skills students will build in class:

    Level 1: Apply fundamental concepts to build animations, Sequencing, Use motion and looks blocks
    Level 2: Create own variables and functions, Program with event and control blocks
    Level 3: Learn prototyping, Design more advanced games using constructors and variables. Use broadcasts, Explore graphics and sound, Advanced use of all types of blocks

    Examples of student projects:

    create your own baseball match with multiple teams, interactive Magic 8 Ball, design a drawing app using math basics, escape room puzzle, dueling dragons

    • *These are recommended age ranges. We can adjust based on your child’s needs and abilities.

    Please be advised: If you have not taken the previous level with CodeAdvantage, make sure your child has received 10+ hours of instruction in the previous level before registering. Your child may need to be moved to a more appropriately paced class.

    Online Coding Camp/Class Schedules

    • Weekly Camps (1 hour/week for 8 weeks)

      Allowed in this class: Windows desktop or laptop, Mac desktop or laptop, Chromebook, Tablet, iPad

      Day Time Class Grade level Session Dates Price
      Thursday 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST EST Scratch Level 1 3rd - 5th Nov 5 - Jan 14 $229
      Monday 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm EST EST Scratch Level 3
      Only 3 spots left!
      Prerequisite: Level 2
      3rd - 5th Nov 9 - Jan 18 $229
      Friday 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST EST Scratch Level 2
      Prerequisite: Level 1
      3rd - 5th Nov 13 - Jan 22 $229

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