Intro to Scratch

Grade Range Grades 1 - 6

Thursdays, 2:30-3:30 p.m.
10-week session from March 28 - June 6, 2019

Location 3rd Floor Makerspace
Instructor Matt Jones
Cost $120 


Scratch is a simple block-based language that gives children a powerful yet simple entry point into the world of programming. The concepts learned here can be easily translated to other languages and activities. Concepts covered include flow control, variables, and other basic constructs.   

About the Instructor:

Matt Jones is an offensive security professional, software engineer, and adviser for several Open Source projects. He has a background in electronic engineering and a passion for working with electronics and IoT devices. He graduated from the Academy of Notre Dame Lower School in 1993 and has remained an active member of various local groups. Matt is passionate about sharing the wonders of the Maker culture with students of all ages with a specific emphasis on electronics and fabrication. He brings his experience of metal fabrication, building cars, and working with computer hardware and software to the school’s afternoon Enrichment programs and his time volunteering in the Makerspace during the week.

For more information, please contact the Enrichment Office at 978-649-7611, Ext. 335, or by e-mail.

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