Pull-down menus at the top: set language, save project, share project, file (new, open, save, save as, import project, export sprite, project notes, quit), edit, share, help.
Sprite list: list of your sprites.
Blocks palette: available blocks for programming your sprites or backgrounds.
Paint editor: create or edit costumes and backgrounds.
Script area: drag blocks in and snap them together to form scripts.
Stage: the place where you see stories, games, or animations play out through sprites’ movements and interactions with each other.
Incidental vocabulary building through block-based movement and placement.
Building sentences in the form of story telling.
Memorisation of key words for story building.
Sends a message to all sprites, triggering them to do something, and waits until they all finish before continuing with next block.
Learners are able to build a story with more than one sprite
Use different actions/controls to build the story
1. How to work save a file on desktop using Notepad
2. How to run a ‘5 minute website’
We want to create a new generation of motivated children who are lifelong learners and are able to use technology effectively in achieving this outcome.
Edunova is a Non-Profit Company (NPC) that has been working in the education sector in South Africa with a wide range of funding partners since 2004.
Their focus is on the effective use of ICTs in schools, WCED Directorate eLearning supports this initiative between the school and Edunova for the stablishment of Coding Clubs.
In line with its global commitment to computer science (CS) education, multinational technology company Microsoft has partnered with South African campaign CodeJIKA to raise awareness and promote the uptake of CS education and coding skills in South African schools.
This project is a collaborative effort supported by WCED eLearning Directorate.
Based on various criteria our school is one of a few schools invited to participate.