I came across this blog whilst I was looking for some fun Scratch projects. It is brimming with creative ideas that I may use in my own club. Thank you Ms Pollard and I love the squirril!
My two Code Clubs have started up again. There are 20 students and 2 high school volunteers for each club. The first meeting has happened. Students learned about Scratch, had fun and I’m excited for both clubs.
This is my 3rd year. It’s session #6 & #7 of Code Club for 4th graders in my city. I know all the students from my school but only 2 of the students from the other side of town.
One thing I worry about, now that I have been coaching Code Club and teaching Scratch to elementary students for three years, is forgetting what it is like not to know how to program in Scratch, not to know what a Sprite is or know that the Stage has no movement blocks, etc. I don’t want to assume that they know what I know and I want to present concepts that will be relevant to what they…
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