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Region 4 Education Service Center partners with BootUp to provide students with STEM experiences in the areas of computer science, specifically coding and robotics.

 

Find all of the BootUp program resources by visiting their Scratch Jr Resources for K-2 and Scratch Resources for Grades 3+.  They would also love your feedback on their programs!

 

Remember to subscribe to the Getting Smart Virtually newsletter to receive a monthly reminder about all upcoming programs. 

 

 

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Scratch Jr - Dance Party

 
ScratchJr is a free app that teaches K-2 grades block-based coding. By creating algorithms, students can make characters move, jump, dance, and sing. Students will learn how to problem solve, design projects, and express themselves creatively. They will also use math and language in a meaningful and engaging way, which supports the development of early childhood numeracy and literacy. Have your students come code to learn instead of learn to code.  Please have all students and participants download the Scratch Jr app to their device.
 
In this session, students will use the start on green flag block to trigger a silly dance party using motion blocks.
 

Presenter: Brenda Bass

 

Cost: Free

 

Audience: Kindergarten-2nd Grade

 

Please register:

Tuesday October 26, 2021

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

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Scratch - Interactive Collage

 
Scratch is a free web based block-based coding platform for grades 3 and up. Students will use Scratch to code their own interactive stories, animations, and games, while they learn to think creatively, think logically, develop persistence/grit, and work collaboratively.  Educators are integrating Scratch across many different subject areas and age groups.  Please have all students and participants create an account on the Scratch website prior to attending.  Teachers can also create teacher accounts and add students under their teacher account.  For more information on teacher accounts, please visit the Scratch for Educators page and scroll down to find directions on how to create teacher accounts in Scratch.
 
In this session, students will create an interactive collage that describes what I like when a user clicks on a sprite.
 
Presenter: Brenda Bass

 

Cost: Free

 

Audience: 3rd Grade and Up

 

Please register:

Tuesday October 26, 2021

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

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