Video Game Programming at Patrick Henry Elementary

Game Programming With Scratch

Grades 3rd – 5th | Beginner to Advanced 

Dates: Every Monday, March 11, 2019 – May 20, 2019

(No class April 22, 2019 Spring Break)

Time: 8:00 am – 8:45 am

Recommended Grades: 3rd – 5th

Grade Skill Level: Beginner to Advance

Course Duration: 10 Weeks

Software: Scratch

Prerequisite: None

Program Fee: $150.00 (Sibling fee $130)

Course Description

Scratch is one of the world’s most popular programming languages to teach children coding. Although it was developed for kids, it is being used to teach first year computer science students at colleges and universities such as Harvard and UC Berkeley. Students in grades 3 – 5 will learn and apply the fundamentals of computer programming through project based learning under the guidance of a knowledgeable instructor with a background in computer science

What’s cool: Kids learn how to program using a familiar “Lego Block” style software called Scratch. This is the best course for learning basic computer programming.

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How Will
My Child Benefit?

  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking
  • Confidence
  • Sense of accomplishment
  • Creativity
  • Math concepts

Skills Developed:

  • Computer programming
  • Game development