Snap! is a visual, drag-and-drop programming language, an extended reimplementation of Scratch, that allows you to Build Your Own Blocks. It also features first class lists, first class procedures, first class sprites with inheritance, and first class continuations. These added capabilities make it suitable for a serious introduction to computer science for high school or college students.
This course is aimed at people with prior knowledge about computer science, who are interested in inspiring young people to take their first steps in computer science with Snap!”The course will provide you with a short introduction to Snap! and why to use it. It will include starter and advanced projects and explain what computer science elements are included in each project. The course will explain possible pitfalls when using Snap! and how to avoid them.
You’ll have access to download materials to support you when running a workshop.