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Computer Science Education Week 2021
Computer Science Education Week and the Hour of Code
The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. Code.org was started by Hadi Partovi who was born in Iran and came to the US when he was 12 years old. In the first two years that he launched "Hour of Code" around 200 million people around the world participated, including then President Barack Obama.
You might be wondering --what is coding?
Coding is like a computer’s own language. It is the process of using a programming language to get a computer to behave how you want it to, In other words, Coding is a skill where you take instructions (the steps in a task) and translate it into a language the computer understands since computers do not communicate like humans.
What kind of job can you get if you know how to code?
Digital Marketer- Promote products on digital platforms
Program robots for large industries like medical and manufacturing
Click to watch our December 7, 2021 Code Along, with Director of Innovation and Instructional Technology Janice Mattheis, Instructional Technology Coordinators Beth Rihtar and Colleen Seick, and one of our amazing parent liaisons, Addy Gonzalez.
We have many students coding, but check out some statistics from last week! Great job to our 5th, 6th, and 3rd graders! Keep the coding going!
Keep the coding going!
Keep logging your code, and share coding with your
family over winter break!
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