Today we signed up to learn Google CS Club with Scratch. The older classes know how to use scratch so they are all getting a buddy to mentor in CS Club! We are all very excited. It kick off next Friday – we have passports printed, laminated and ready to go for all the little buddies, we can’t wait to get going!!! Here is a little taster of what we are going to be doing!
Cian in first class won the national final of Scratch for Junior Infants to 1st Class in Dublin Castle on Thursday last. Cian made a game – Cians Frozen Game about 8+ tables. He had to present it to the judges in Dublin and then the public were allowed to come in and lots of people played his game. Everyone really loved it and one little girl said it was “addictive”. Cian also got to meet lots of other little and big coders from around Ireland and play lots of cool games. He was sitting beside a little boy Jack from Ballymun who had made the game Mutant Muinteoir, he was great fun. Mrs Mangan got to meet the teacher and kids from Lackamore NS who we are friends with on twitter. They are a small school too with only 20 pupils. They won a big prize on the day too! Small schools are mighty!! Well done to all.