What is it?
A simple introduction to the block coding interface that can be used in scratch as well as in some other coding softwares. This group will teach about maths skills, variable coding and could eventually lead to a career in computing if the participants decide to delve deeper into the realm of computer coding.
Where will it happen?
The participants will all need a computer or one between two and the host will need one too. Prior knowledge of scratch is needed alongside a simple game or animation. The Hack can be done through the scratch website (https://scratch.mit.edu/) or through the downloadable version. Participants should bring their own laptop unless quick access to computers such as in a liberary is available.
When is it?
Anytime, anywhere, as long as you have a reliable internet connection and flash or the downloaded version of scratch, the group should become a success.
The hacker will need to at least have a basic understanding of scratch or block based coding and preferably an account on the scratch website where they could share projects for the participants to experiment with or maybe broken ones to repair under guidance.