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Kids Learning Code: Gamemaking with Scratch (For Ages 6-8 + Guardian) - Whitby

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Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT)

Kids Learning Code: Gamemaking with Scratch (For Ages...

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Register to Learn for ages 6-8 + Guardian (Pay-What-You-Can)
This is a pay-what-you-can ticket for ONE youth learner and their parent/guardian. Suggested donation of $30. Only one ticket required per pair. You must register each child attending separately.
2d 10h 26m Enter donation (CA$)
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Mentors must be age 17+. Learn more about mentoring with Canada Learning Code at www.canadalearningcode.ca/mentor.pdf
2d 10h 26m Free  

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Why learn about Gamemaking?

From Checkers, to Super Mario Bros, to Angry Birds… we think games are awesome!

Kids Learning Code is excited to combine the power of play with basic design and programming skills in this hands-on workshop. This experience offers learners the opportunity to create their very own digital games in a super fun environment.

Using Scratch, a beginner level programming environment, imagination will come to life in a new and digitally engaging form. Learners will also be introduced to Scratch's amazing online community, sloganed: "Imagine, Program, Share," where they will have the opportunity to upload their game for anyone on the web to download and play!

At the end of the workshop, each learner will also have a chance to beta test their game with their peers. Each Gamemaking with Scratch workshop has the same flow, but different activities. Come and create a new game every time!

What will I have learned by the end of this workshop?

  • Create algorithms in Scratch
  • Design sprites in Scratch
  • Use conditionals to control what happens in my project
  • Use loops to make things happen more than once
  • Use variables to track things in my project
  • Use the Scratch account I made to KEEP CODING!



Who is this for?

This workshop is for kids ages 6-8 + Guardian. Our workshops are designed to give learning experiences that are fun, engaging, empowering and inspirational. Through hands-on, collaborative, project-based learning, kids end the workshop having built something. This workshop experience is designed to help kids see technology in a whole new light – as a medium for self-expression, and as a means for changing the world.


Prerequisites:

None! This workshop is designed for beginners.


What's Included:


4:1 student-to-mentor ratio with an awesome lead instructor. Great venue with a fun, social and inclusive learning environment.




A computer will be provided at this workshop!




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Durham College Whitby Campus
1610 Champlain Ave
Room 2-41
Whitby, ON L1N6A7
Canada

Saturday, October 19, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM (EDT)


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We design, deliver and partner on technology education for people in Canada and run programs for Ladies, Kids, Girls, Teens and Teachers.

Nous concevons et mettons en œuvre des programmes et réalisons des partenariats d'enseignement de la technologie pour les femmes, les enfants, les filles, les ados et les enseignants du Canada. 

 

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