What's your tech resolution?
1st Annual Hour Of Code was a Great Success!
WHY SHOULD WE PARTICIPATE?
Coding is and will continue to be a high paying and consistently employable job in the future.
In the next ten years, 1 MILLION computer science jobs may go unfilled in the U.S. Those jobs will be filled by outsourcing overseas.
Programming for mobile devices continues to skyrocket as 10 devices per second are activated. At the present time, Apple alone has sold 800 million mobile devices.
The app development economy around Apple only app development is projected to rise 30% over the next few years, twice that of other occupations.
627 thousand jobs have that have been created over the past 10 years are attributable to the mobile device development. This does not included web based development.
Coding is fun and promotes an interest in math, science, and technology.
Students who have an affinity to coding and the thinking processes around it are frequently some who aren’t your best students
Coding develops problem solving and critical thinking skills
Here’s a peek at what we did
This link is where the students went to start coding- check it out, give it a try! Play at home with your families too!https://studio.code.org/
Resources from Caroline and Jane! Some great links, check them out!
Tech Integration Matrix:
Looking to get your students moving more in class:
Jane's website has loads of tools! Check it out! or follow her on Pinterest!!
There is the Tech Resources Folder as well!