Learning Block Programming
Let us start from Scratch.
You will very likely not only learn Scratch programming but also teach it>
It appears that Scratch comes with a tutorial :
A French tutorial (english translated) : https://goo.gl/5wNhfS may save your time and two major resources
allows us to not only learn the “how to” but also to learn some computer science and creative computing:
French version here : https://pixees.fr/bien-demarrer-avec-scratch
But even more interesting for us is
The guide for educator, a workbook version and editable material.
French version here : https://pixees.fr/programmation-creative-en-scratch
And we will share with you our best friend : Vibot the robot
Please send us a surface mail address (and tell us if you want an english or french version) we will send you
the small paper book before working together with the related resources :
Block programming beyond Scratch. No mistake, block programming is programming, and we are going to propose two next steps :
- Builds smartphone apps : http://appinventor.mit.edu this is going to be done as project
- Program robots, e.g., thymio : https://www.thymio.org/en:blocklyprogramming