September 25th, 2020 | Updated on April 28th, 2021
This course is aimed for kids between 8 and 16 and they’ll learn how to make simple games, stories and animation using Scratch, a visual programming platform for children created by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Scratch makes it very simple for kids to understand basic coding concepts and to make their creations come true by just dragging and dropping elements and connecting them with each other. It is highly visual, interactive and fun!
This course is taught by Beth Baumgartner, engineer from the University of Wisconsin with postgraduate studies at the University of Queensland (Australia). The course has been created in collaboration with Pablo Farias Navarro, founder of ZENVA.
What you’ll learn
- Learn how to make simple games, stories and animations using Scratch
- Learn basic coding concepts such as conditions and loops
- A web browser and an Internet connection
- In order to save your creations in the MIT’s Scratch platform you need to create an account at their site.
This Course Includes
- 2 hours on-demand video
- 1 article
- Full lifetime access
- Access on mobile and TV
- Certificate of completion
Who This Course Is For
- Age group 8 until 16 years old
- No prior knowledge is required