Introduce your middle school student to computer science, one of today's fastest growing career fields, with Principles of Coding for Monarch online curriculum. The semester-long career course for grades 6-8 explores the basics of coding, dives into the thought processes behind technology design, and examines the impact of technology from a global perspective. It also strives to connect different disciplines by incorporating main subjects into coursework throughout the semester. Purchase of this individual Monarch course grants access to one child for 18 months beginning on the date of activation.
Discover the fundamental concepts of computer programming with this semester-long career course for students in grades 7 and 8. Throughout the semester, students learn how particular programming concepts work and put them into practice using a platform called Scratch.
This hands-on course requires a lot of critical thinking as students design, write, and troubleshoot computer programs. By the end of the semester, students gain the skills they need to write programs in Scratch that show a presentation, run a simple video game, run a simulation, and design graphics.
Scope and Sequence
In addition to a reliable High Speed Internet Connection and a recent version of Adobe Flash Player, you must have one of the following browsers:
- Google Chrome (current version)
- Microsoft Edge
- Microsoft Internet Explorer (versions 11 & 10)
- Mozilla Firefox (current version)
- Apple Safari (version 9)
Best Effort Browsers
Apple Safari (version 8)