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Teaching Coding and Digital Technologies Using Scratch

Bands: Years 3-4, 5-6, 7-8

Duration: 9 minute read

Explore pedagogical approaches to teaching coding in the classroom using Scratch.

In this article we look at how Scratch can be used to teach coding in a classroom setting, and in particular to teach key content descriptors in the Australian Curriculum:Digital Technologies.

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Scratch: Get moving

Learn how to move and position sprites in a Scratch project.

Scratch: Get interactive

Learn how to make decisions and use inputs in your Scratch projects.

Scratch: Get looping

Learn how to use loops and variables in a Scratch project.