Second Stage of the Programming in Scratch Contest Began

Second Stage of the Programming in Scratch Contest Began
29 March 2017
29 March 2017

The second stage of the Programming in Scratch contest started on March 25.

This year, 481 school studentsfrom all regions of Belarus sent their projects to compete in the contest1.6 times as high aslast year.

Students' projects by categories:

Young Scratcher100
World of Animation100
Computer Game205
Educational Project in Scratch 76

The largest number of Scratchers have been trained in the Vitebsk Region:

Vitebsk Region158
Minsk (City)119
Grodno Region 93
Gomel Region 40
Mogilev Region 29
Minsk Region 23
Brest Region 19

The projects by cities:

Novopolotsk 19

The most active educational institutionsare as follows:

Vitebsk Secondary School No.4521
LidaSecondary School No.1717
MinskSecondary School No.4017
Gomel State Regional Palace
for Children and Youth Creativity
BaranSecondary School No.1510
OrshaSecondary School No.2110

During the second stage of the contest, the judges are to review all the projects and select 8 finalists in each category.

The list of finalists will be published on April 3.

The finals, including open presentation of projects will be held in Orsha on April 8.

The winners will be awarded diplomas and prizes.

The Hi-Tech Park thanks all the students, their teachers and parents, and wishes patience and good luck!

For reference:
The contest is initiated to encourage school students' interest in studying information technologies, teach them to think creatively and systematically and inspire to get ICT professions.
The contest is organized by the Hi-Tech Park, the Education Department of the Vitebsk Region Executive Committee, and the Department of Education, Sport and Tourism of the Orsha District Executive Committee.
Scratch is a visual programming language used to teach school children to code computer programs. Scratch is currently free and available to everyone.

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