All children love fairy tales, stories, they love to inventing and creating various fantastical characters. Giving inanimate objects a personality, purpose and feelings is a natural part of child play.
But it’s not enough for a child to create a fairy tale in their head; they need to visualize it. What did you and I do in our childhood? We took a piece of paper and tried to draw whole combat battles on to it, flights to unknown planets, stories about fairy-tale knights, princesses and wizards.
Modern children, surrounded by computers, smartphones, tablets, will not always take up pencils and felt-tip pens in such cases. Most children would prefer a gadget.The task of adults is to teach the child to use a computer for creative expression.
Choosing «the Scratch-programming» course - is a great opportunity for children from, 8 to– 10 years, old to immerse themselves in the wonderful world of Scratch, with which you can create your own projects: animated and interactive stories, cartoons, computer games, presentations, slide shows, postcards with moving and talking characters.
Scratch – Scratch is a unique programming language that focuses on children and the development of their creative potential.
Programming opens up many new learning opportunities for children. The skills of working with multimedia, promote active, search-based learning, diverse programming, and allow us to better understand how the new technologies that surround us in everyday life work.
The word programming can conjure up the image of a boring and complex process. However Scratch has created an environment that is based on the Logo language and uses technology from the famous Lego constructor.
The peculiarity of programming in Scratch is that you do not need to write the program in the form of text. Instead, the program is made up of blocks that need to be dragged and joined like Lego blocks.
The result is a colorful and simple interface, which young users can easily navigate.
What qualities does Scratch develop in children?