Programming with Scratch

The future of technology begins with computer coding, but where’s a good place to start if you have the passion, just not the knowledge?  Why, Programming with Scratch curriculum in Talent Box, of course!  Scratch is a beginner-friendly, block-based language program that you can use to make fun games and short, animated scenes; in the process, you’ll learn the basic techniques and common habits of computer programmers around the world.  YOUR future starts here…

This awesome Empow crew is programming and coding games and animation using the user-friendly Scratch software.
  • Why It Matters: Computer programming continues to be one of our world’s most vital industries; the foundations of the internet, business and financial sectors, service/entertainment applications, and much more are built on what humans have been able to achieve through programming and coding.
  • 21st Century Skills Acquired: Initiative, communication, productivity, technical and informational literacy
  • Learning Objectives: Students will recognize and describe how simple motion, loops, conditional statements, and events work in coding.  Students will also develop and reproduce sounds, looks, buttons, and functions.
  • Recommended Technology: Scratch
  • Recommended Ages: 6 and up