Mention to students that individual blocks in Scratch and Snap can be tested by double clicking them in the block library so they know this useful, non-intuitive trick for learning what an individual block does.

  • Understanding how individual blocks work is really important.
    • Encourage students to test what specific blocks do!
  • Tell them that you can execute individual blocks right in the library of blocks!
    • Explicitly telling students about this feature of Scratch and Snap is important because they may not discover that you execute blocks without pulling them into the script area on their own.

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Interview with Glenda Guerrero