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Saturday, May 9 • 11:15 - 12:00
Introducing 'Scratch' a programming language specifically designed to make it fun and easy to learn programming BEGRÄNSADE

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Dr. Hind Zantout, from Heriot WattUniversity Dubai Campus introduces "Scratch" by demonstrating games and animations, and walking the audience through a few simple exercises, covering important concepts and features. Scratch is designed for children between 8-16 and is provided for free by MIT Media Labs. As children create with Scratch, they learn to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically.

Please note that to benefit the most from this session, consider bringing along your laptops with Scratch installed. Scratch can be downloaded here.


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Hind Zantout هند زنتوت

School of Mathematical & Computer Sciences. كلية الرياضيات وعلوم الحاسوب, Heriot Watt University Dubai Campus جامعة هيريوت وات دبي
Dr. Zantout teaches undergraduate and postgraduate degree program courses in the School of Mathematical and Computer Sciences. She is a member of BCS The Chartered Institute for IT, active in the Middle East Section. Her academic interests include teaching and learning, business information systems, knowledge economy, e-government, Internet governance and user interaction, She is a strong believer in life-long learning, and keen on... Read More →

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Abu Dhabi Education Council

Abu Dhabi Education Council
The Council seeks to develop education and educational institutions in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, implement innovative educational policies, plans and programs that aim to improve education, and support educational institutions and staff to achieve the objectives of national development in accordance with the highest international standards.

Saturday May 9, 2015 11:15 - 12:00
Tawasul تواصل ADNEC Abu Dhabi, UAE

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