Marc stepped Peggy George of the USA through the first task or project in Code Club World Australia demonstrating some of the basic essentials of coding in Scratch. This also proved an interesting challenge in accents and pronunciations especially the words “hall” and “caught”. Marc also shared the Computing at School website. Thanks Marc for another wonderful presentation.
About this session: Marc Grossman, from London UK, will virtually present on one of his passions “Programming for everyone: CodeCrunch, Scratch, Kodu and TouchDevelop.” He will demonstrate the following coding tools:-
Code Crunch from EducationCity is aimed at young children 6+
Scratch from MIT is aimed at children 8+
Kodu from Microsoft Research is used to design games in a 3D world.TouchDevelop also from Microsoft Research is used to write programs that work on tablets, smart phones and web browsers.
Code Club World/Australia!
About our presenter: Marc is a primary literacy, numeracy and ICT teaching assistant: Scratch and Kodu dabbler, Microsoft Windows and office hack, Programmer(33+ years). His previous presentations have been energetic and had high impact, so with current conversations and push for students to do coding, this session is a must! Please join us!