Monday, December 4, 2017

Barnard School Students Participate in "An Hour of Code"

The Hour of Code is a great way for every student to try computer science for one hour.  Almost 200 governments, school districts, and nonprofits pledge to expand CS for millions of students, globally Alabama, Arkansas, California, Florida, Hawaii, Indiana, Montana, and Pennsylvania, all announced plans to expand CS in schools, joined by 76 U.S. school districts and 80 nonprofits. Internationally, 20 nonprofits and entire countries pledged to expand CS programs for 20,000 teachers and over 2 million students. December 4th – 10th is Computer Science Education Week, an annual program dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to take an interest in computer science. Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) was created to raise awareness around the need to elevate computer science education at all levels and to underscore the critical role of computing in all careers.
Coding for Grades 1-3:
Try Coding on this fun game-Candy Quest
Frozen-Help Elsa make a figure eight
Mystery Island Coding Quest

Sites to explore to learn how to code:
Code Studio
Khan Academy

Make a simple app in one hour 
Check out’s new App Lab activity.

"Anything worth doing doesn't come easy."
Watch basketball champ Stephen Curry try the Hour of Code!

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