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Programming Pals

Filed Under: 4-H

Programming Pals is an innovative curriculum that integrates English Language Arts and computer science to develop both textual and computer coding literacy.

Target Audience(s):



Participants will:

  • Learn methods of communication and will explore symbolic representation through reading and coding,
  • Learn to recognize the importance of exhibiting good manners and will explore triggers in computer programming,
  • Explore cause-and-effect relationships, conditional statements, and looping through using Scratch Jr.,
  • Discuss the importance of teamwork and linkages in computer programming, and
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills by improving a previous Scratch Jr. project.

Total Number of Modules or Sessions: 6

Total Number of Hours for Program Delivery: 6

Program Delivery:

  • One-on-One Intervention
  • Webinar
  • Workshop

Primary Contact:

Dr. Jamie Varner,

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