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Digital Schoolhouse Tutorial Video: Sorting Algorithms

These video tutorials present how to program three different types of sorting algorithms: Bubble, Insertion, and Merge.

The Digital Schoolhouse is a primary to secondary school transition project established at Langley Grammar School in Slough, Berkshire. The project provides a colleciton of online resources and lesson plans for ICT and Computing educators working with primary and secondary school pupils (ages 8-14) in the UK. Now anyone can access the Scratch tutorial videos and worksheets for free.

Sorting Algorithms
Have you ever created a game in Scratch where the player can collect points?If yes, you will have noticed that you are unable to reorder the values in the list from highest to lowest or vice versa. Would you like to learn how? Using this set of video tutorials and lesson resources, you'll learn about three different types of sorting algorithms: Bubble, Insertion, and Merge, and learn how to implement them in Scratch.

Once you're done with that, check out the next set of tutorials, showing you how to use a sorting algorithm to create a highest scoreboard for a game.

Special thanks to Mark Dorling for sharing these free resources.

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