On August 27th, for our first workshop of the year, we explored Scratch Programming at the Mission Valley Library. Led by Mia Gover and Audrey Lin, at this workshop, girls in grades 3-5 learned about the history of programming, solved challenges using Scratch blocks, and created their own game! We also discussed debugging and the real-life applications of programming.
At the end of the workshop, the girls did a gallery walk, where they were able to play each others’ newly-created games. One participant reported, “it was fun and amazing to learn to code, especially with other people.” Another said that “the best part was getting to make our own games.” One of the fan-favorites was “The Fairy and the Witch,” a dialogue-based story about a fairy defeating a witch with a lightning strike!
Don’t forget to join us for the next workshop on Chemistry (for grades 3-8) at the College-Rolando Library, on September 17th!