Today’s students need to learn the basics of computer coding so they can understand how computer programs work and be able to write their own programs, create their own websites and develop their own apps. Simply learning how to use computer software and mobile apps may have been sufficient for previous generations but it is simply not enough for today’s learners.
The Very Best Way for students to begin computer coding is with the MIT developed coding platform Scratch. Not only is it fun and easy to use, it is also completely free!
With this selection of tutorial videos you will find all you need to begin coding with Scratch, creating your own basic arcade games, quickly, easily and enjoyably!
This full beginners guide to coding has everything you need to know to begin making great games with Scratch Code.
With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations — and share your creations with others in the online community.
Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century.
Scratch is designed, developed, and moderated by the Scratch Foundation, a nonprofit organization. It is provided free of charge.