Coding & Tech

Scratch Coding & the Engineering Design Process (Intermediate, Club)

This ongoing class will allow students to enhance their understanding of the Scratch platform with a project-based approach. This course is intended for students who have used scratch and are looking to explore its applications!
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Class

90 minutes

per class

Once per week

every week

8-11

year olds

4-9

learners per class

per learner

How does anOngoingcourse work?

Meets on a weekly schedule, join any week, no need to catch up on previous material
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Automatic payment every Sunday, cancel any time
Great for clubs and for practicing skills

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Description

Class Experience

Students will learn to use Scratch for fun projects.
Students will learn and apply the engineering design process. 
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Students will provide 30-60 second explanations of their Scratch project to the class. 
1 hour 30 minutes per week in class, and no time outside of class.
Dear Parents & guardians, 

This class uses 1 External Platform, Scratch, which requires parental consent before use by children under the age of 13. Please ensure you review the privacy policy here: https://scratch.mit.edu/privacy_policy.

In order to ensure we make the best of the class, I would like to request that your child  (1) has a new Scratch project open and ready at the start of class and (2) is comfortable with spelling, using the mouse & keyboard and the Zoom Screen Share feature. Scratch can be accessed here: https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/editor/?tutorial=getStarted. 

This course is designed such that each week focuses on a new project and does not depend on the previous week. However, students like to save their work and view it again. Saving Scratch projects will not be taught in the class - if you would like to save your child's work, please ensure this is done after each class. There are 2 ways to do this: 
1. Download the project each time. This one is difficult for students as they would have to find it in the downloads folder and use the same device each time. This is also limited to desktop.
2. Create a Scratch account. This one automatically saves new projects, and students don’t have to worry about saving their projects each time. It would be necessary, however, to login to the scratch account each week before class. 

Please do not hesitate to reach out with any questions. 

Best regards,

Afifa 

Teacher

Afifa SaleemBiomedical Engineer, Researcher and Advocate
31 total reviews
29 completed classes

About Me

Hello there! My name is Afifa Saleem. I enjoy covering topics and skills in Sciences, Coding and Math for all ages - especially while integrating engineering design thinking within these topics. I help prepare students for a potential career in... 
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