MP4 | Video: h264, 1280×720 | Audio: AAC, 44.1 KHz, 2 Ch
Genre: eLearning | Language: English | Duration: 12 lectures (1h 59m) | Size: 1.62 GB
Transforming children from players of games into creators
What you’ll learn
Creative games making with Scratch
Getting around the Scratch interface
Creating player controls
Making sprites move by themselves
Painting your own sprites
How to make a ping pong game
Be able to use a computer mouse and keyboard
This course is designed for parents who want to re-direct their child’s natural enthusiasm for playing games into creating games and coding. It has has been created specifically with young learners in mind and is suitable for 7-12 year olds.
Every lesson has been carefully scripted to be clear and unambiguous. Our instructor is a qualified and experienced teacher who speaks clearly and precisely, leading the learner through every detail of the activity. Each step is explained and demonstrated.
As the lessons progress, your child will build familiarity with Scratch, follow game making exercises, build a complete game and acquire the skills and knowledge required to build their own games. In so doing they will begin to understand the fundamental transferable concepts of coding, and improve their creative, math and computational thinking skills.
Who this course is for
Parents who want to transform their children from players of games into creators
Parents who want to give their children a head start in computer studies at school, further and higher eduction, and in the workplace
Young learners and beginners
Children who play games and would like to learn how to create their own