Brooker Creek’s Computer Club will meet on Mondays after school from 2:35-3:30pm. This club will utilize the SCRATCH visual programing language within a secure classroom friendly program created by CODE.ORG. Students will learn create their own interactive stories, animations, games, music, and art using this program.
Creative computing is about creativity. Creative computing supports the development of personal connections to computing, by drawing upon creativity, imagination, and interests.
Creative computing is about computing. Many students with access to computers participate as consumers, rather than designers or creators. Creative computing emphasizes the knowledge and practices that students need to create the types of dynamic and interactive computational media that they enjoy in their daily lives.
Engaging in the creation of computational artifacts prepares students for more than careers as computer scientists or as programmers. It supports young people’s development as computational thinkers – individuals who can draw on computational concepts, practices, and perspectives in all aspects of their lives, across disciplines and contexts.
Students enrolled in this club will learn how to: