Intro to Programming with Scratch & Minecraft

Introduction to Programming with Scratch & Minecraft provides participants with the ultimate introduction to programming. We will be using a variety of software development techniques to introduce drag and drop tools designed to teach programming. This program will feature fun coding resources such as Minecraft Code Builder, MIT’s Scratch, and Code.Org. Our instructors will share the basics of software development in an entertaining and sophisticated, yet easy to learn environment. All skill levels are welcome.

Topics & Skills Covered:Goals & Objectives
– Block-based coding
– Brainstorming
– Code.org
– Code-based problem solving
– Coding & programming
– Coding concepts
– Coding solutions
– Collaboration and communication
– Constructive feedback
– Critical thinking
– Drag and drop code tools
– Game programming
– Introduction to coding
– Iterative design
– Minecraft coding
– Problem solving
– Programming AI & agents in Minecraft
– Puzzle solving
– Scope and scale
– Scratch coding
– Scripting
– Time management
– Learn about programming and how coding can be used to solve puzzles and complex problems
– Learn to design and build game features with code blocks
– Understand how to use drag and drop tools within Code Builder, Scratch and Code.org
– Understand the basic principles of coding with block-based programming tools
– Use drag and drop tools to design and program projects

    Date

    Aug 02 - 06 2021
    Ongoing...

    Time

    10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Local Time

    • Timezone: America/New_York
    • Date: Jun 28 2021 - Aug 06 2021
    • Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

    Tuition Fees

    $249.99

    Registration

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    Rising Grade Level

    Grades 2-4
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