Fun Programming with Scratch, Scratch, Coding; The three most important areas this course covers is sequences, conditional statements, and loops.
Welcome to “Fun Programming with Scratch,” a comprehensive and interactive four-week course designed to introduce you to the fundamentals of computer programming in an engaging and accessible manner. This course is ideal for beginners of all ages who are interested in stepping into the world of programming. No prior coding experience? No problem! We start from the very basics, making this course perfect for those who are completely new to the subject.
Core Areas Covered:
- Sequences: The course starts with two weeks dedicated to understanding sequences. Here, you’ll learn how to perform basic tasks and create simple animations. We’ll focus on the basic blocks in the Scratch interface like motion, looks, sound, and events.
- Conditional Statements: In the third week, we’ll up the material by introducing conditional statements. You’ll learn how to add interactivity to your projects by making decisions based on conditions. This week will teach you how to make your Scratch sprites respond dynamically to various situations.
- Loops: In the final week, we’ll explore the concept of loops. You’ll understand how to make repetitive tasks simpler and your code more efficient, thus enabling more complex and interactive projects.
By the end of this course, you’ll not only be familiar with key programming concepts but will also have the skills to create your own Scratch projects. The course is hands-on, featuring a mix of theory and practical exercises, capped off with a final assignment that brings all these elements together. So get ready to have some serious fun with programming!