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March 25, 2013

New course: Learning How to Program with Scratch

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Dr. Joe Hummel has just published: Learning How to Program with Scratch

Interested in learning how to program your computer? Interested in Computer Science? Interested in the connections between computing, Computer Science, and Mathematics? Or maybe you just want to create some computer games? If so, this course is designed for you.

Using the Scratch programming environment, Joe will show you how to start building interesting programs in just 15 minutes. If you give Joe a few hours, he’ll teach you the general skills and principles you need to be successful in just about every major programming language. Scratch makes programming fun and intuitive, yet is extensible and powerful enough to support general computation. Learn Scratch, and you’ll learn much more than just creating games!

This course was created to be kid friendly; it’s a fantastic way to teach your kids how to code. We plan to grow our library of kids’ courses over time, keep watching for more to come! Click here to read more about our plans. Check out Learning How to Program with Scratch, and don’t forget to let us know what you think. We hope you enjoy the course!

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