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Coding for Kids

  • Categories Programming
  • Duration 8h
  • Last Update September 25, 2020

Course Prerequisite(s)

  • Please note that this course has the following prerequisites which must be completed before it can be accessed
  • Digital Literacy Digital Literacy

Description

Learning to code can help students expand their thinking, express their ideas and build creative confidence. Through this course, we will help more students realize their potential by expressing themselves through coding.

Additionally coding becomes a more and more important skill to have. Childhood is a great time to start learning programming and to develop computational thinking, creativity, and problem- solving skills!

This course teaches coding through fun videos which explains coding in an inspiring and clear way. These are accompanied with assignments which let kids to practice coding and create programs they will like to use themselves!

What you’ll learn from this course
  • Create smart and fun games
  • Create animations and cool visual effects
  • Code – one of the most important skills to learn!
  • Understand complex computer science concepts by intuitively applying them in games
  • Learn text-based programming languages 2x – 10x faster

 

What Will I Learn?

  • This course will allow kids to create their own interactive stories, games and animations
  • As kids create and share projects, they learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for everyone in today’s society

Topics for this course

20 Lessons8h

Getting Started: The Basic Blocks?

In this topic you will learn about the Scratch interface, which is where you create and run Scratch projects. Before you start creating programs, you need to learn your way around the various sections of the Scratch interface.
Introduction
What is Scratch 3.0?
Basic Scratch Terminology

Scratch FUNdamentals

Sprites and the Stage

Sights and Sounds

The environment

About the instructors

ICT Professional, Health Transformer @BabyMed Africa, Data Analyst, Tax Practitioner
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Material Includes

  • Powerpoint Presentations
  • Videos
  • Step by step guides

Requirements

  • No prior programming knowledge is required

Target Audience

  • Parents or teachers who want to give their children the best skills and most fun
  • Kids and beginners who want to learn to code games
  • Anyone new to programming who doesn't know where to start