Brain Training: Learn to code by volunteering in a #CSFirst / #Scratch after-school club.
CS First/Scratch – Volunteer & Keep Your Brain Sharp!
Google #CSFirst #Scratch Club – perfect for a diverse elementary school population!
We were so pleased with our first run of the CS First – Game Design activities during our Spring 2015 after-school Computer Club for students in third and fourth grade at Jackson-Via ES. We discovered Google’s CS First midway in our Scratch Club schedule this spring, and thus we ran out of meetings before we were able to…
My favorite MOOC so far – Scratch Programming from edX
I feel like a real CS First “Guru” more than ever now! Our after-school Computer Club is exploring Scratch and Google CS First this year, so I was quick to sign up for the edX Scratch Programming course. I really enjoyed the workout this course gave my brain, but what impressed me the most were the parallels between this college…
Discover Google CS First and Scratch – fun for all ages!
I am a Senior Corps RSVP volunteer keeping my brain sharp by serving as a Guru for the Jackson-Via Computer Club – Charlottesville’s first Google CS First after-school club. Scratch is really a fun new language to learn — and the kids are always happy to help me. Thanks, Google and Scratch! Learn more from this EdSurge…
Never too late to learn – Looking forward to Scratch Programing course from #edX
After teaching an introductory course in computer programming with Java a few years ago, I am expecting that using Scratch will allow the concepts of computer coding to shine through without the annoyance of typing in the code in a text editor. I think this edX course will be so much fun – and maybe I will…
FEEDING THE BRAIN: FACTS AND FEAST
FEEDING THE BRAIN: FACTS AND FEAST Wednesday, August 27, 10:00-11:00 Learn What Foods Sustain the Brain and What’s Killing It! Dr. Brian Prax presents the third of his Brain-Based Therapy workshops. Accounting for only 2% of your body weight and taking up to 20% of all energy available, the brain is an amazing machine that…