Coding in the Classroom

#MichED Chat 12/10/14 8-9 p.m.

The Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. Promoted during Computer Science Education week, several non-profits have joined forces to offer resources for students and teachers.

The Hour of Code - WORLDWIDE

Chat Questions

  1. Why should schools care about coding or computer science?
  2. How are you celebrating Hour of Code? 2B: What training, if any, were you given?
  3. Were there obstacles to implementing Hour of Code? How did you overcome?
  4. How is coding/computer science included in curriculum or learning opportunities in your classroom/school/district?
  5. How does coding correlate to the core curriculum?
  6. What has been stakeholder response to Hour of Code?
  7. How will you extend coding/computer science beyond the Hour of Code initiative?