Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Hour of Code

What's the buzz about coding? There is a challenge to kids and adults to log on to and do an hour of code. Learning about computer code through interactive games can spark an interest in a child that can give them an edge in their education as well as lead them toward a career.

Learn the basic concepts of Computer Science with drag and drop programming. This is a game-like, self-directed tutorial starring video lectures by Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Angry Birds and Plant vs. Zombies. Learn repeat-loops, conditionals and basic algorithms. Available in 34 languages. -
Ages 6-106

Some high schools are even adding coding classes to their curriculum. Here is an article from California about schools holding coding events for students and parents.

Coding is a new 21st Century Literacy - Commentary from famous people

1 comment:

  1. Here is another article with even more sites and programs where you can learn code.