Virtual Code in the Classroom workshops are here!

Teachers, bring KCJ into your classroom via live webinar for an interactive introduction to coding or AI.

Scratch

Scratch is an online platform that allows users to create games, animations, interactive stories, and more, using block-based code. Scratch encourages students to solve problems, design projects, and communicate ideas.

Lesson 1: Let's Move

Shade of four person jumping and cheering.
Beginner

Introduction to Scratch animation and the basics of loops and sequences.

Lesson 2: Let's draw

Girl in the background colouring with colouring crayons in the foreground.
Beginner

Introduction to Scratch as a drawing tool and basics of loops, sequences and functions.

Lesson 3: Let's play

Coloured plastic balls.
Beginner

Introduction to videogame making and the basic of variables.

Lesson 4: Let's talk

Two women discussing with a laptop in front of them.
Beginner

Introduction to conditional logic and making a chatbot.

All about me: Lesson plan (8 hours)

Smiling kid running on a grass field with his arms opened.
Beginner

Students will learn how to describe code, how to navigate the Scratch platform, and how to utilize Scratch resources. They will develop computational thinking skills and build a completely personal project called "All About Me".

About a Canadian animal

Canadian Moose camouflaging in a forest ground
Beginner

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Students will learn how to work with the block programming language, Scratch, and create a short project about an animal that they can then share with friends and family.

Drawing Logos

Desk with drawing tools.
Beginner

After completing an introduction to drawing in Scratch, kids will be asked to imagine their own logos for 2067 and start a drawing project that they may complete in the workshop or continue at home.

Outerspace: The Darkest Dark

Satellite image with the view of a planet and lighting.
Beginner

The children will​ ​learn​ ​how​ ​to​ ​work​ ​with​ ​the​ ​block programming​ ​language,​ ​Scratch,​ and​ ​create​ ​a​ ​short​ ​project​ ​about​ ​space​ ​that they​ ​can​ ​then​ ​share​ ​with​ ​friends​ ​and​ ​family.

Outerspace: Floating monkey

Astronaut floating in space on top of the earth.
Beginner

Our Code, Create & Celebrate Space! project for Science Odyssey 2018 invites students, teachers and librarians to learn to code a project with Scratch that introduces Canada’s work in space.

Burping in space

Purple galaxy.
Beginner

What happens when an astronaut needs to burp in space? Inspired by the book To Burp or Not To Burp: Guide Your Body Into Space by Dr. Dave Williams and Loredana Cunti.

Code, Create, & Celebrate Clean Water!

Beginner

In this project, you'll create a game about a diver picking up trash in the ocean.

How to code an Earth Day video game with Scratch (Video)

Beginner

#EarthDay is every day! In this video, we’ll show you how to build a Recycling Challenge video game using Scratch. Learn to create challenges, a scoring system, sound effects, and more.

How to code an Earth Day video game with Scratch

Beginner

#EarthDay is every day! In this lesson plan, we’ll show you how to build a Recycling Challenge video game using Scratch. Learn to create challenges, a scoring system, sound effects, and more!

Our Heroines

Beginner

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Celebrate iconic Canadian women by coding a video game with Scratch.

Let me introduce myself!

Beginner

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Tell your own story by creating an animation with Scratch.

#Kids2030 plastics challenge

Beginner

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Use data science and code to help prevent plastic pollution!