Tuesday, December 10, 2013

What is Hour of Code?

December 9 - December 15 is Computer Science Education Week. "Hour of Code" is a cornerstone initiative to raise an awareness, and appreciation for programming. The premise is to give all students the opportunity to spend at least one hour this week learning to write programming code. I have long been interested in learning another language. In the past, I assumed that this would involve brushing up on my Spanish, or learning German. Now, I clearly see a benefit to becoming bi-lingual with coding as a second language. (CSL)


Students in the United Kingdom are immersed in coding as part of their regular curriculum from early elementary grades on up. This experience will certainly give their students a competitive advantage in a rapidly changing, technology-rich, world economy. Here are some resources to help you learn more about "Hour of Code". You and your students can get start writing lines of code today!




Hour of Code - Tutorial Playlist


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