CODERDOJO IS NOW AT SPEARWOOD LIBRARY
Are you a young coding n00b or a language leet? We want you at Coderdojo!
Young ninjas can come along and develop their coding skills by crafting fun games and projects. Mentors will be on hand to guide and support ninjas as they test and create.
CoderDojo at Cockburn Libraries focuses on creating projects in Scratch, though other programs can be used depending on ninja expertise. We will also have Edison robots available. Each Dojo session will let kids explore and create on their own terms, with the awarding of coloured ‘belts’ at the end of the ten weeks.
CoderDojo runs during School terms.
- Spearwood Library – Saturdays 2.30-4pm
- Bookings are essential.
- Sessions are for children aged 8+.
- Bring your own laptop to each session.
- Wear headphones if you are using audio.
- Parents please help your child during Dojos.
No matter what level you are at coding with Scratch, there are heaps of resources available online. We have a bunch of great books on coding with Scratch in our collection. You can also search for Scratch tutorials on YouTube. There are also heaps of Scratch projects that are actually tutorials for coding with Scratch.
Don’t forget: Scratch is just a fun and easy way to begin your coding journey, but there are other platformas and coding languages you may want to consider.
Here are a few resources to get you started:
Books in our collection:
Scratch tutorials (from Scratch):
Scratch tutorials (from Youtube):
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