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Scratch Computer Programming for 4th & 5th Graders After School Program

posted Feb 24, 2014, 1:49 PM by communications@moffettpta.org   [ updated Mar 22, 2014, 12:57 PM ]

Moffett After-School Programs

 

We are excited to offer a new opportunity for 4th and 5th grade students!

       

 Scratch Computer Programming

                  Learn to Code, Code to Learn

 

This after-school S.T.E.M program provides an introduction to creative computing with MIT’s Scratch programming tool, using a design-based learning approach.

 

Creative computing supports the development of personal connections to computing by drawing upon creativity, imagination, and interests.

 

Creative computing supports young people’s development as computational thinkers – individuals who can draw on computational concepts, practices, and perspectives in all aspects of their lives across disciplines and contexts.

 

Teacher Info:

Greg Beutler, a 26 year veteran of Silicon Valley as a Systems Engineer, is enthusiastic about kids and learning. His daughter Piper is currently a student in Mrs. Carlton’s 5th grade.

 

Dates: Mondays (March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7, 21, May 5, 12, 19)

Time: 2:30- 3:30

Location: Moffett computer lab

Price: $99/child

Pre-requisites: this program is geared to computer-inclined 4th and 5th graders

                                                  

Come see what this class is all about!

 

 

On Monday, February 24, Greg will be holding a Preview Day for all interested 4th and 5th grade students from 2:30-3:30 in the computer lab.

Join him to find out more about Scratch Computer Programing.

 

Registration for the class will be available on-line beginning Tuesday, February 25 at:

http://techscool.org/registration/

Class space is limited- registration is taken on a first come, first served basis.  All registration will be done on-line. Please do not send money or registration forms to school.

 

Questions? Please contact:  Greg Beutler at Greg@techsCool.org

                                  Torey Donahue at toreyh2001@yahoo.com