Bringing Names To Life At Dutch Lane

Teachers from Nassau BOCES technology came out to help students at Dutch Lane with their animating skills.
(Photo courtesy of the Hicksville Public School District)

Students in grades three through five at Dutch Lane Elementary School in Hicksville recently had the opportunity to show off their creativity and coding skills, all while making a name for themselves.







A Dutch Lane Elementary student uses Scratch coding and Google’s “Animate a Name,” program to make her names pop on the computer screen
(Photo courtesy of the Hicksville Public School District)

Under the direction of teachers Mary Masterson and Barnett Weinstein and Nassau BOCES technology professional developer Tim Gill,  students had an opportunity to create a computer animation of their name using Scratch coding. They worked under the Google CS First program “Animate a Name.”

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