FabNewport Creative Computing with Scratch

  • July 07, 2016
  • August 12, 2016
  • 4 sessions
  • July 07, 2016
  • July 11, 2016
  • July 18, 2016
  • August 08, 2016 August 12, 2016
  • FabNewport 1 York Street, Newport RI
Teachers (grades 3-8) will learn CS Fundamentals and Computational Thinking Concepts, Practices and Perspectives.  Scratch is a drag and drop programming language that is easy to get started with.

A Free 2-hour introductory CCS workshop will be scheduled on May 17th from 4-6 pm at Rhode Island College.  Sign-up at: http://tinyurl.com/CCS-free

There are two CCS program options.  FabNewport will initiate three Option 1 programs & one Option 2 program in the summer of 2016.


  • Option 1 - 13.5 Hours: (Cost: $275/person) - The initial Full-day workshops will be held on either: Thursday, July 7 or Monday, July 11  or  Monday, July 18

  • Option 2 - participants will have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and practice with Scratch including using Scratch to connect the computer to the physical world using hardware such as Makey Makey.

    • 1  Full-day Workshops in July (6.5 Hours)

    • 5-day Summer Institute in August  (3.5-Hours each day with homework)

    • 2   2-Hour Follow-up Sessions

    • 2  1.5 Hour Community of Practice Meetings

    • Includes Physical Computing with Scratch

    • Register: http://tinyurl.com/CCS-OptionTwo

Option 2 - 31 Hours: (Cost: $600/person) – The initial Full-day workshop will be held on either: Thursday, July 7 or Monday, July 11 or Monday, July 18. The 5-Day Summer Institute will be held from Monday to Friday, August 8 – 12.

To learn more about Scratch go to: https://scratch.mit.edu/about/

For more information, contact: Janice Kowalczyk: JCKowalczyk@gmail.com  or Steve Heath: Steve@fabnewport.org



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