Let’s start from Scratch and learn to code: Part 2
Part 2 is digital artwork and animation movies.
In the words of Steve Jobs, “Computer science is a liberal arts”. Let’s create digital artwork and introduce how you can make animated stories with Scratch. Learn about Cartesian coordinates, algorithms, and sequencing.
How to introduce a coding program at school
“I tried starting a coding club at the school. I think the school and parent committee are still talking about it.” Are you struggling to get a coding club started at your school? Here is how we can speed up the process and start one right away.
Does your child lack confidence at school?
Participating in a coding club often works as a confidence booster for students who lack confidence in a traditional academic environment. Learning to code requires an acceptance that making mistakes is a part of the learning journey.
Coding & robotics for Queensland librarians
Coding Kids visited Cooroy Library and Gympie Library to share our knowledge on coding, robotics and IT with Queensland librarians. Council libraries around Queensland are enthusiastic and committed to sharing coding, robotics and IT skills and projects with their local community.
Coding at Fun Palace – State Library of Queensland
Every year the State Library of Queensland hosts Fun Palace, a world wide celebration of arts and sciences, in Brisbane.
We delivered two activities at Fun Palace: “Build your first computer game” workshop & Dance Dance Revolution – Makey Makey installation.
Learn Digital technologies for teachers with QCT
Join Emily de la Pena in Queensland College of Teacher’s web conference on Monday 7 November as she demonstrates some of the ways she is helping Queensland teachers and students develop skills required in the new Digital Technologies curriculum. Find out how Emily and her team are supporting the next generation of coders, creators, innovators and change makers.
MicroMakers Hackathon Day
The MicroMakers II Hackathon Day concluded the six-week program at Bulimba State School. Technologies that were used included: Scratch, MaKey MaKey, mBot, Tinkercad and 3D printing. Find out about the interesting projects that the students developed.
Make a creative Father’s Day e-card coding in Scratch
Here’s a fun and creative project for Father’s Day. Build your own e-card to give to your Dad. This is a great idea if you and your dad are into coding and technology.
Digital skills in regional Queensland
The Digital Economy & Productivity team, within the Department of Science, Information Technology & Innovation, brings you the Digital Skills for all Queenslanders Regional Roadshow.
Through our Digital Skills for all Queenslanders roadshow, people in regional towns can interact with exciting digital technologies and consider the benefits and opportunities that the digital age brings and what it could mean in their lives.