Learning to code is an essential life skill and Scratch makes learning the concepts behind computational thinking, creative thinking, and programming easy with a graphical snap together programming language.
Learning to code is an essential life skill in the 21st century. In this course, Start Coding with Scratch 2.0, you'll not only learn the amazing and free-to-use Scratch programming environment, but you'll also learn the exciting ideas behind computational thinking as well as coding language concepts. First, you'll explore Scratch's awesome interface. Next, you'll discover how to create vector and bitmap art in Scratch's paint editor. Finally, you'll animate and make your art interactive with Scratch's extremely helpful puzzle-piece code blocks that make learning how to program fun and easy. When you're finished with this course, you'll know basic coding concepts and have basic programming skills you can use as a launch pad for learning more advanced programming languages.
Mario Macari is an award winning illustrator, animator and graphic designer that fell in love with writing code. He develops and codes for major corporations and teaches coding classes at a couple of colleges in Southeastern Wisconsin. Mario Macari holds a BFA in Illustration and certificates galore from software companies.