This course teaches students to program their own interactive stories, games, and animations with lego style command blocks. MIT’s expertly developed Scratch platform encourages kids to think creatively, reason systematically and work collaboratively.
Discover the power of code with Scratch!
All classes are designed for small groups to foster a comfortable and fun learning environment with a maximum of 6 students per class. Sign up early to secure your spot!
You can also sign up for this course in two alternative formats: online tutoring to move at your speed & deepen your knowledge or in-person camps in Switzerland.
- Age: 8-11
- Skill level: beginner
- No programming experience required
- Completion of a ‘’course familiarity form” allowing instructors to gage the level of the class and fine-tune the planned teaching. (Please note that this is not a test, but rather a way to understand what course content students may already be familiar with)
- Basic logic and steps required to program
- An innovative block based programming language
developed by MIT specially for kids
Their own story, game or animation
A typical day in class – involves games, exercises, quizzes, framework designs, class discussions and more!
Learning Management System (LMS) – Together with your instructor, you will be accessing course materials on our “Learn Dash” educational course platform. This platform will give you access to all your course materials, from exercises to evaluations and more.
Scratch is a programming language and an online community where kids can program and share interactive media such as stories, games and animation with people from all over the world.
To learn more about Scratch visit their website.