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Review: Super Scratch Programming Adventure

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Super Scratch Programming Adventure is a new publication from No Starch Press. It is written in a comic book style format and covers 9 projects of varying difficulty. All of the projects are centered around game making and include many references to popular books, films or events

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Animation 12 Winners Announced

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The winners of this year’s Animation 12 competition was announced this week and now the videos showcasing their efforts have been put online. This years overall winner winning the EA Hollywood Beckons Award were Harvey Rothman and Stephen Leadbetter from Llandrindod High School.   You can watch

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YGD: Bradford Workshop Highlights

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Young Game Designers have taken the best bits from the live stream of their workshop at the National Media Museum and put them online as a video tutorial. Watch their guest experts share their top tips on how to design or make a winning game. Bradford Workshop

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Scratch and Python Course

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Coding at School is pleased to announce that we are running our first CPD course on the 9th and 11th July. It will cover both Scratch and Python and is aimed at teachers with little programming knowledge. Find out more about the course and book your tickets

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BAFTA Young Game Designers

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The BAFTA Young Game Designers competition has launched again, but this time there is a slight difference. Previously students could only enter a design plan for a game (Game Concept Award), but this year there is a second competition that also allows students to actually develop their

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Scratch 2.0 News

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The Scratch 2.0 prototype will be made publicly available from May 17 to May 21 at the following address: http://alpha.scratch.mit.edu Here is a video preview. It looks like it is really coming along and will be a fantastic update.

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National Code Club Volunteers (KS2)

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A volunteer project has been set up to try and encourage programming in primary schools.  ’Code Club’ is aimed at students between the ages of 10-11 and their aim is to get the club up and running in 25% of UK primary schools by 2014. The club

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Scratch Day (May 19th)

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Scratch Day is when ‘scratchers’ all around the globe get together to show off their projects. It has had a consistent following for the three years it has run with around 120 events taking place all across the world in around 40 different countries. Currently there are

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