Scratch is a website that teaches code to students.  It is ideal for students in grade 5 to 8; especially if students have no experience with programming.  Scratch is a sharing website as well.  Students can share their video games which they coded themselves.  It can also be used to integrate coding with any strand of math.

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Video Tutorials

At, students can input algorithms.  To start, you can demonstrate a simple addition calculator so that students are familiar with the online program.  Then, they’ll have to problem solve more independently in the future.  Here is an instructional video by @eciardel to get things started . . .




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As a class we developed this code for the above app:


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