Live Online TLC: Rhyme Time with Scratch Jr: CLC WEEK (18+) (3hrs) - Y1

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Introduce coding to Primary grade students with ScratchJr

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This workshop is intended to prepare you to teach our Bust a Rhyme lesson plan. Teach it during CLC Week (Dec. 6-10) to join thousands of educators across Canada in a national teach-along that will awaken your students’ imaginations, ambitions and wonder.

ScratchJr is a free app for young children which allows them to program their own interactive stories and games. In the process, they learn to solve problems, design projects, and express themselves creatively on the computer.

In this workshop, we’ll explore how ScratchJr can be used to nurture literacy, problem-solving, and imagination. We’ll walk you through an example lesson and explain key terms like sequence, loops, and parallel execution as we apply these concepts along the way. You’ll leave with your very own rhyming animation example, and a clearer understanding of how to implement this same lesson and tool with your own class.

*You do not need a tablet to participate in this session.

This session may be applied to Kindergarten to grade 3.

Who is this for?

Our Teachers Learning Code workshop has been designed for primary and middle school teachers with little to no coding experience to be able to teach coding fundamentals to their students. 


None! This workshop is designed for beginners.

What's Included:

  • An awesome lead instructor and industry mentors!


  • You must bring your own laptop for which you have administrative permissions.
  • Please remember to bring your own powercord. A mouse can come in handy too!
  • You may be required to download some free software. After you sign up we will email detailed instructions.

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