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Course Highlight: Introduction to Scratch Programming

by Ashley Jossick
Gifted students learn coding and game design through Introduction to Scratch Programming at Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)

Do you have a child interested in game design and coding? Study the fundamentals of computer programming for games at Summer Institute for the Gifted (SIG)!

SIG offers gifted, creative, and academically talented students the opportunity to learn Scratch 3.0*, a block-based visual programming language created by MIT Media Lab. Introduction to Scratch Programming (ages 9-10) covers the fundamentals of computer programming for games while developing creative and critical thinking skills. Designed with children and teens in mind, Scratch lets kids design their own web-based games.

About Scratch Programming

Have you ever wondered how the computer games you play are created? Learn the basics of computer programming for games through online applications designed to help students explore and create a computer game of their own.

Learn to solve coding puzzles and use critical thinking skills to solve new challenges and missions using Scratch 3.0. Put your imagination to work while creating a one-of-a-kind web game to share with your friends and family!

Learn the Basics of Programming for Games in 2020

The Introduction to Scratch Programming course is offered at the following SIG program locations:

Additionally, some SIG program locations offer Advanced Scratch Programming for students ages 11-12.

*Scratch™ is developed by the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab. See http://scratch.mit.edu.

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