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Approx. 30 hours to complete
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Approx. 30 hours to complete
English
Subtitles: English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Introduction of Scratch

2 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 13 min), 7 readings, 5 quizzes
7 videos
Course Introduction1m
Week 1 Introduction1m
Introduction to Scratch3m
Win the game with your mouse1m
Win it with instructions2m
Win it with a program1m
7 readings
What you need to complete the course5m
Sprites and Blocks10m
Saving and loading projects10m
Description10m
Win the game with your mouse10m
Win it with instructions15m
Win it with a program15m
5 practice exercises
Using the Scratch Editor2m
Loading a project6m
About the HelloWorld game6m
Summary10m
Homework15m
1 hour to complete

My First Story Book

1 hour to complete
1 video (Total 5 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
1 video
3 readings
Review and Preview20m
Steps of the example5m
Steps to finish the Frog Prince story15m
3 practice exercises
Action timeline10m
Summary6m
Homework15m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Pass the Baton

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 4 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
2 videos
Pass the Baton2m
3 readings
Review and Preview30m
Steps of the example10m
Steps to finish the Touch Base program40m
3 practice exercises
Touching10m
Summary8m
Homework20m
2 hours to complete

Hear My Command

2 hours to complete
1 video (Total 3 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
1 video
3 readings
Review and preview20m
Steps of the example10m
Steps to finish the Practise for World Cup program30m
3 practice exercises
Messages10m
Summary6m
Homework20m
Week
3

Week 3

2 hours to complete

The Short-sighted Sprite

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 4 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
2 videos
Sliding Down the Slope2m
3 readings
Review and Preview30m
Steps of the Example20m
Steps to finish the program30m
3 practice exercises
Detecting Walls10m
Summary6m
Homework20m
2 hours to complete

Merry-go-round

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 5 min), 4 readings, 3 quizzes
2 videos
One-way Path2m
4 readings
Review and Preview20m
Steps of the example10m
Steps of the program20m
Steps of the program30m
3 practice exercises
Reach and Turn4m
Summary8m
Homework20m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Logo Turtle

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 6 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
2 videos
Logo Turtle4m
3 readings
Review and Preview30m
Steps of the example15m
Steps of the program30m
3 practice exercises
Loops and Variables6m
Summary2m
Homework20m
2 hours to complete

If I varied

2 hours to complete
1 video (Total 5 min), 3 readings, 3 quizzes
1 video
3 readings
Review and Preview30m
Steps of the example20m
Steps of the program40m
3 practice exercises
Variables6m
Summary2m
Homework30m

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