In response to the recent spotlight on building STEM skills, TechnoKids is announcing the first of a new and innovative series of computer science technology projects designed to teach programming learning objectives. Teach Coding The first of these projects is TechnoCode, just released for junior and middle school grades. The focus of the all new […]
Middle and high school students build computer science skills as they code an activity studio using Scratch. They construct scripts to make animated scenes, interactive stories, games, mazes, and more. Coding journal entries develop reflective thinking.
I’ve been having lots of fun learning to code with Scratch over the past month. It inspired me to write blogs about the benefits of teaching programming skills and computer science standards. But it also prompted me to ponder about teaching practices associated with coding. Many of the resources I researched suggested that students write
There are so many great things about Scratch: it teaches programming skills to kids, it’s fun and easy, and it’s free! Another fantastic feature is the Scratch online community. Students can browse completed projects, try tutorials, create interactive media, share, get feedback, learn from others, participate in discussion forums, and more! A bonus spinoff of