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Middle School Scratch Coding

Course Length:

One-semester

Course Description:

Scratch is a program developed by MIT teaching students the basics on how computers think! This program will introduce students to real coding programs and allow them to drag and drop coding blocks creating a fully functional program.  The simple user interface and tutorials allow students to quickly create and run their code to see its results!  This course assumes no prior computer coding knowledge and includes self-graded multiple-choice tests and quizzes.

Prerequisites:

None

Comprehensive Syllabus:  

Middle School Scratch Coding Public Syllabus

Required Materials:

  • Students will need a computer or laptop for this course; tablets are not sufficient.

Specific Technical/Software Requirements in Addition to General Requirements:

Please review the general original credit software requirements at http://mtda.link/techreq

Course Availability (subject to resource and teacher availability):

Spring: available

Lead Teacher:

Gary Myers, Helena Public Schools, gary.myers@montanadigitalacademy.org

PLEASE SEE YOUR LOCAL COUNSELOR TO REGISTER FOR MTDA COURSES

Montana Digital Academy
Phyllis J. Washington College of Education
The University of Montana
32 Campus Drive – Room 365
Missoula, Montana 59812
Phone: 406-203-1812
Fax: 406-203-1815

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