Scratch Teacher Accounts – Thanks, @scratch !

JV Jackrabbits ❤ ❤ ❤ the new Scratch Teacher Accounts!

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We really enjoyed alpha-testing a Scratch Teacher Account last spring.  Our students found that saving, sharing, and adding their best projects to our Introduction to Scratch Studio, as well as to our Google CS First Storytelling and Music & Sound  Scratch Studios, was very simple.  We saved some time at the end of each meeting for students to present a Studio project and answer questions about how (and why) it was coded.  This sharing became the highlight of the day!

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Lots of fun and learning for all.  Thanks, Scratch Team!

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Spring 2016 Computer Club – First Meeting on February 8

  • We are concentrating on Scratch by beginning with the Getting Started with Scratch tutorial on the online Scratch workspace.  View Spring 2016 Club Schedule.
  • At the second meeting, we will also offer experienced coders the opportunity to enroll in either the Google CS First Music & Sound Club or the CS First Storytelling Club.

Lots of learning and fun ahead for this spring!

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So Proud of Jackson-Via Computer Club!

Read about us in the December 2015 issue of Charlottesville Family Magazine:
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Here is the link to the online version: issuu.com/ivypublications/docs/charlottesvillefamily_december_2015/56

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A Dark and Stormy Night … Jackson-Via Storytelling Club

JV Storytelling Club                 CS First START

JVStorytellersFall15-1OCT 26 – Setting: We created a dynamic stormy-day setting, complete with rain and lightning. After developing a setting, we programmed a stormy-day story.  (loops, randomness)

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