What will you learn?

Are you an educator eager to dive into the exciting world of block-based coding? Look no further! Our virtual, asynchronous course is designed specifically for educators who are brand new to block-based coding and coding concepts, and it's centered around the user-friendly Scratch platform.

By the end of this course you'll have the confidence to lead your students into the world of coding using Scratch, and even engage with other robotic technology that utilizes block based coding language. Whether you're a classroom teacher, librarian, or after-school program coordinator, this course equips you to spark creativity, problem-solving skills, and a lifelong love of coding in your students.

Target Audience: PreK-12 Educators

Act 48 Hours Available: 3

Pricing: Free for BCIU member districts

$25 for non-members

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Scratch Basics

We'll start from scratch (pun intended) by exploring the essential features of the Scratch interface. Learn how to create and manipulate sprites, utilize the stage, and work with various blocks to build interactive projects.

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Coding Fundamentals

Dive into the core coding concepts such as loops, conditionals, variables, and events. Gain a deep understanding of how these concepts work within the context of block-based programming.

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Creative Projects

Discover the endless possibilities of block based coding as you embark on creative projects that can be applied to your classroom.

Choose Your Pricing Option

Please read carefully to choose the plan that applies to you.