I’m delighted to announce The Div Jr. and Yukon Public Schools will be hosting a “Scratch Camp” for Oklahoma students in grades 2-6 this year over spring break, from Monday March 18th to Friday March 22nd, 9 am to noon each day. Online registration is available NOW on The Div’s website, and scholarships ARE available for students who need them. Adults can attend FREE with a child! Details are:
Dates: Monday March 18th to Friday March 22nd, 9 am to noon each day
Location: Skyview Elementary School, Yukon (650 S Yukon Pkwy, Yukon, OK 73099)
Registration: $25 per person
Who can attend: Any Oklahoma student in grades 2 – 6 this school year (2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, or 6th grade) and any Oklahoma teacher in any grade level
ADULTS (including parents and teachers) ATTEND FREE WITH A STUDENT! (so kids, bring along your mom or dad and they can participate all week with us FREE!)
Registration capacity: 40
Scratch Camp facilitators: Chris Simon and Wesley Fryer
A PDF version of our camp flyer is available. Please share this with other students and parents in the Oklahoma City metro area who might be interested! More information is also available on the “Scratch Camp” page of the Scratch Club website for Independence Elementary School in Yukon.
If you’re not familiar with Scratch, we’ve included this summary on our flyer:
Scratch is a FREE software program from MIT that students can use to create games, tell stories, make animations, and other cool stuff. Students practice computational thinking, problem solving, and social skills when they create with Scratch. Download Scratch and learn more on:
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- Podcast340: On board the John Lennon Educational Tour Bus in Yukon, Oklahoma (interview with Ryan L’Esperance) - 2010
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- Podcast339: Communicating in the Digital Age (Presentation for Pioneer Library System Librarians) - 2010
- Why Celebrate Oklahoma Voices Matters - 2008
- Podcast132: The Context and Opportunities of 1:1 Learning - 2007