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Technology Education

It’s Computer Science Education Week

Every year in Decemember, Code.org organizes a week to celebrate and teach computer science.

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Programming Challenges

Scratch Programming with Custom Sounds

It is easy to add your own custom sounds with scratch programming. You can quickly record your own voice. Here is a video with a demonstration.

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Programming Challenges Scratch Challenges

Scratch Challenge 4 – Cannon Blast

We are going back to Challenge 4, because somehow I skipped over #4. I maybe need some work on counting. This week’s challenge is all about shooting an object through the air in order to hit a target. Here are the three criteria: Cannon must be able to move up and down A flying cannonball […]

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Programming Challenges Scratch Challenges

Scratch Challenge 5 – Dance Off Solution

Here are videos with tips and hints to complete the Scratch Challenge 5 – Dance Off. Adding Sounds Adding Music Notes Adding Custom Sound Here is a complete solution to try, Dance Off.

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Programming Challenges Scratch Challenges

Scratch Challenge 5 – Dance Off

Make your sprites dance to music.

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Homeschool Technology

Fun Video about being a Coder

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Homeschool Technology

A Computer Science Ted Talk for Everyone (even homeschoolers)

Computer Science is for Everyone (from 2014) Hadi Partovi begins with a story of his childhood in Iran. Then he goes on to discuss the importance of teaching computer science. Finally, he finishes with the surprising and rapid spread of computer science courses in public schools. Because public schools do it, is not a reason […]

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Homeschool Technology Homeschooling

Create – Make Summer 2018 the Time to Start

Summer is a time of fun and relaxation. Typically the pace of life slows down a bit and free time increases. The summer months present enough time to accomplish a number of tasks. Here is a list of tasks that take more than 1 hour, but can easily be accomplished over a summer vacation. Build […]

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Homeschool Technology

Multi-level Clicker Game with Scratch Programming

Expand on the previous video by creating a multi-level clicker game. For more videos like this, please subscribe to the The Dr. GooF Crew YouTube channel.

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Homeschool Technology

Scratch Programming – Create a Clicker Game

Learn to create your own clicker game. For more videos like this, please subscribe to the The Dr. GooF Crew YouTube channel.