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Scratch Creative Computing Professional Development

Mouse is proud to offer professional development events for educators across the country. Workshops help educators in grades 3 - 10 develop a richer understanding of the Scratch programming language.

About Scratch Creative Computing

A course of up to 30 hours of instructional content that allows students create animations, stories, and games with Scratch, a visual block-based programming language and tool created at MIT.

Teachers will utilize the Creative Computing curriculum from Harvard to cultivate students’ computational thinking and creativity.

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Upcoming Professional Development Events

Ready for Scratch 3.0?

The latest version of Scratch is being released at the start of 2019. Are you excited? We are! Join us for this free 3-hour PD to learn about all the new updates, new features and capabilities of Scratch 3.0. This will be a hands-on workshop that will provide you with a variety of new projects that you can immediately bring to your students. Recommended for grades 6 and higher. Food will be provided.

When: Monday, January 14, from 4:00pm - 6:30pm
Where: Mouse, 55 Broad Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10004

Game Design with Scratch

Scratch is a powerful tool which promotes innovative learning through game making. Your students are playing games online, but with Scratch they can make their own games. Join us for this free PD so that you can leave with a full unit of lessons and activities that teach your students how to plan, design and code their own game in Scratch 3.0. This will be a hands-on workshop that will provide you with a variety of Computational Thinking activities. Recommended for grades 6 and higher. Lunch will be provided.

When: Saturday, March 2, from 9:30am - 3:00pm
Where: Mouse, 55 Broad Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10004

About Mouse

Mouse, which recently merged with Code/Interactive, is a national nonprofit that empowers all youth and educators to engage with computer science and creative technology to solve real problems and make meaningful change in our world. If you would like to learn more about Mouse, visit our website here.

Questions?

If you would like to request a professional development event or have any questions about these programs, please e-mail educators@mouse.org.

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