About Scratch

Developed by Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Scratch is one of the top drag-and-drop visual programming languages that schools world-wide use to teach coding to students of all ages, especially young children. In the workshop, students will learn about the concepts of programming, such as Input/Output, loops, variables, conditional statements as well as storyboarding, which is essential to developing good animations or games.
 Scratch Visual Programming Language

 

Term Time Coding Class

A is for Algorithm – Scratch 1

Scratch 1 workshop focuses on introducing the basics of using Scratch. No prior knowledge is required.

Workshop Outline

  • Introduction to Scratch
  • Introduction to sprite, background and costume
  • Movements
  • Sequence & loops
  • Record and edit music
  • Storyboarding
  • Creating an animation

 

 

Workshop Details

Date: 28 February, 7, 14, 21, 28 March & 4 April

Time: 6.30 – 8.30pm

Cost: $400 (6 sessions)

This workshop is suitable for kids age 8 – 12.

 

Workshop Venue

Learning Chapters Education Hub
116 Bishan Street 12 #02-34 Singapore 570116

 

Workshop Materials

All students are encouraged to bring their own laptop for class. Limited sets of laptops will be available for loan to students during the lesson.

 

About the Instructor

This workshop is taught by Mr Benson Lim, a Computer Engineering graduate from the National University of Singapore (NUS). He is a former NIE-trained teacher who has taught computer applications (which includes Scratch, of course!) in a secondary school. Benson was also the Subject Head of Infocomm Technology (ICT) in his school. Equipped with the knowledge and experience, in both technical and curriculum, the contents of the workshop are carefully crafted by him for your child.

Only limited seats are available for the workshop. Hurry and sign up with us now!