A Warm Welcome to Scratch Game Programming, Intermediate Level!
Brickineers camps are motivating and engaging and have become the summer highlight of many youngsters!
Requirements for Game Programming Classes: (1) a computer at home, (2) time set aside for your child to play computer games.
Brickineers classes are separated by knowledge and not by age. This class is appropriate for children in Grade 4 with previous Scratch Game programming experience, or any children in Grades 5 to 8. Please note that we will be engaged in calculations at a Grade 4 second term level and up.
The purpose of the Game Programming classes is to teach logical thinking, planning and programming skills. Games are used as a positive reinforcement and motivation to learn.
Eeeep eeep! Blam Blam! Whoooeeeee! Great fun learning how to program when creating games with Scratch! Join the worldwide community of millions of Scratch programmers and be part of the makers. Learning how to program in Scratch prepares the learner for all other programming languages. Learners will be able to visualize programming structures – and learning how to visualize fundamental in problem solving, not only in Computer Science and Engineering but in any science including medical and environmental.
Classes start with a repeat of the design an planning stages for programming a game. Children will then dive into programming games with step by step instructions. Fortunately Scratch’s visual drag and drop programming makes it a joy to learn. Programs and graphics can be saved to flash drives and taken home!
In the Lost Interview with Steve Jobs, Apple’s co-founder said, “I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think.”