South Pomfret, Vermont
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Beginning Computer Programming

Create animations and stories on the iPad using the computer language ScratchJr.

Create animated stories using the introductory programming language ScratchJr (a learning tool developed at MIT). ScratchJr is a real computer language that is block-based and visual: kids snap together blocks like they are building with digital Legos. Learn how to drag blocks of commands across an iPad screen into sequences that makes your story characters move and interact. Come think creatively, work collaboratively, and have a great time! iPads are provided for this camp.

Eileen Vaughn has worked as a Library Media Specialist in Vermont for the past 17 years. Eileen sees about 200 different students each week at Barnard Academy, Killington Elementary School, and The Prosper Valley School, and she truly loves her work. Her job involves children, teachers, books, and technology. What a life! When not teaching, Eileen is an artist and a painter. For more information about Eileen, visit her website.