Overview

What is the Hour of Code?
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Scroggs students will have the chance to participate in the Hour of Code around the week of December 5th! The Hour of Code will give every student the opportunity to try computer science for one hour.  After a brief introduction to Computer Science, the students will use various devices to access web-based tutorials and/or iPad apps to get a taste of computer programming.

Why Hour of Code in December?
Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) is an annual program dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to take an interest in computer science. Originally conceived by the Computing in the Core coalition, Code.org produced CSEdWeek for the first time 2012, held in recognition of the birthday of computing pioneer Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906).

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