Coding & Tech

Let’s Make a Race! - Scratch for Beginners

In this 1-hour class, we will learn about Scratch and create a race animation using sprites, backgrounds, speech bubbles, movement, and a simple sensor.
Joan Mendelson
13 total reviews for this teacher
1 review for this class
Completed by 4 learners
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55 minutes

per class

Meets once


year olds


learners per class

per learner

How does aOne-Timeclass work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Class Experience

Students will learn about the Scratch interface, sprites (characters and objects), backgrounds, and basic code blocks, as well as logical thinking and debugging techniques. Students will use their creativity to make a fun race.
This class will not have homework, but students may want to add to their projects after the class is over.
Students will need a Scratch account for this class. If you don't already have a Scratch account, please create one prior to the start of this class.
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
55 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Joan Mendelson
Lives in the United States
Animation | Coding | Storytelling | Game Creation
13 total reviews
14 completed classes

About Me

Hi, my name is Joan Mendelson. I teach Computer Science (CS) to Kg - 8th graders in a brick and mortar school. I also teach with Outschool!

In my classes, students use CS and their creativity to make animations, stories and games. I love creating... 
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