Scratching Technology

Sponsor Northwestern University Center for Talent Development Saturday Enrichment Program
Location North Central College
Dates Saturdays, September 29 through November 17, 2012
Instructor Mark Spieglan ( mark@mjspieglan.com)

Schedule (subject to adjustment!)

September 29 (Week 1)

October 6 (Week 2)

  • Making new Sprites
  • Using the Paint Editor
  • Keys and mouse clicks

October 13 (Week 3)

  • Messages between Sprites
  • Advanced Paint Editor
  • Create a Rube Goldberg machine

October 20 (Week 4)

  • Sign up for a personal account at the Scratch site
  • Sensing techniques: touching and colors

October 27 (Week 5)

November 3 (Week 6)

November 10 (Week 7)

  • Choose and work on projects for Expo!

November 17 (Week 8)

  • Final work on projects
  • Expo! presentations