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Scratch Jr. Intro to Coding for Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade

Young coders create a fun and engaging project while learning the foundation of coding concepts and practices using ScratchJr
Sara Moore
487 total reviews for this teacher
49 reviews for this class
Completed by 184 learners
Class
30 minutes
per class
Meets once
5-8
year olds
1-6
learners per class
per learner

How does a "One-Time" class 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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Description

Class Experience

Great teachers form strong relationships with their students by engaging them in the subjects they are passionate about. I have always been a logical thinker who enjoys science, math, technology, and engineering both for work and play. 

I worked as an engineer for companies like Frito-Lay, Anheuser-Busch, Amgen as a consultant for many years improving their systems with automation and equipment. Once I became a parent, I began teaching extra-curricular classes as a way to have more time at home, but stay involved in subjects that bring me joy. 

Realizing that by being warm, professional, and enthusiastic, I am able to engage students. My creative lessons and strong classroom presence help build student confidence while increasing interest in subjects that may otherwise seem intimidating. 
Children will be encouraged to explore coding on their own.
It is strongly encouraged to have two devices. One device for Zoom (laptop, desktop computer, smartphone or tablet) and a second device for coding (tablet or chromebook only). **KINDLE WILL NOT WORK** PLEASE NO SMARTPHONES. While you may be able to download the app, it is less than ideal and students become frustrated. iOS devices: https://apps.apple.com/us/app/scratchjr/id895485086?ls=1 Android Tablets: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.scratchjr.android If confident using a mouse, students may use Chromebook: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/scratchjr/oipimoeophamdcmjcfameoojlbhbgjda?hl=en Computer: https://jfo8000.github.io/ScratchJr-Desktop/ *********Students should have a basic understanding of the ScratchJr interface prior to joining. ************************************* Consider taking the Intro class prior to joining: https://outschool.com/classes/intro-to-scratchjr-coding-for-kindergarten-through-3rd-grade-xi3U5lV4
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Younger students may need parental support in order to complete tasks.
Your child does NOT need to know how to read in order to participate.

Teacher

Sara Moore
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Scratch + Scratch Junior + Coding + Technology + Engineering
487 total reviews
395 completed classes

About Me

Hello! My name is Sara Moore. I am an engineer by education, an entrepreneur in practice, and a community builder at heart. My passions are conservation, family, STEM, and binge-watching TV! 

I have started many different businesses, some even in... 
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