Using Scratch text to speech extensions - Barclays Code Playground
Teacher knowledge Coding Language: Scratch Resource type: Teacher guide
Scratch allows you to access external systems and devices through the extensions feature. One of the extensions you can access is the text to speech blocks. This will enable your class to make their projects talk. Use this simple guide to learn the basics before introducing this in to your lessons.
Key resource information
- You will need: Pencil and paper, laptops or desktop computers, access to https://scratch.mit.edu
- This teachers guide aims to give you the basic knowledge to introduce this subject into your classroom
Introduction to loops
Creating clear and simple code makes fixing, or debugging, your code much easier and using loops to simplify your instructions is a great way to start writing efficient code. In this lesson get the class moving as they learn about loops through dance before moving on to create a drawing project using loops in Scratch.