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16 May 11:00, Scratch Code Along with Barefoot – Planet Pledge #CSscot23

Live Code Along with Barefoot Computing to create a Planet Pledge using Scratch for first – 4th level learners.

Join Barefoot Computing for this Live Code Along using Scratch https://scratch.mit.edu/. Learners from First to Fourth level will be guided through this sustainability themed session and will create their own Planet Pledge using blocks of code.

It is recommended that learners have an understanding of how to move the blocks within Scratch and their different functions.

Book a place for your class here!

15 May 11:00, MITCH RESNICK creator of Scratch, Live Assembly & Sustainability Challenge #CSscot23

Join Mitch Resnick, LEGO Papert Professor of Learning Research at the MIT Media Lab, as he explores and shares how he develops new technologies to engage educators and learners in creative experiences.

His Lifelong Kindergarten research group developed the Scratch programming software and online community , used by millions of young people around the world. The group has also collaborated with the LEGO Company on the development of new educational ideas and products, including the LEGO robotics kits.

There will be an opportunity to ask Mitch questions at the end of his talk and learners across Scotland will be invited to take part in a national Scratch sustainability challenge. Projects developed will be showcased globally on the Scratch website!

This live assembly will be relevant for learners in the upper first level – senior phase.

Sign your class up here!