"Everybody should learn to program a computer, because it teaches you how to think."

-Steve Jobs

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Raffles for $20 Gift Card

In order to be eligible to be entered into the raffle for one of the $20 gift cards, you must:

  • Complete one of the three activities at the top of the Student Choice Board (pictured on the right), either in class or at home.

  • Submit a picture of you completing the activity on the form at bit.ly/hocdrawing21-22

  • If you'd like a second entry, you can complete one of the activities at the bottom of the Student Choice Board and submit the information at the same link as above between December 6th and February 25th.

There will be two $20 gift cards awarded by a random drawing on February 28th. One will be for an elementary student (Kindergarten- 5th grade), and one will be for a secondary student (6th-12 grade).

For more information or questions, email cfbcoding@cfbisd.edu

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Elementary Activities

Various activities that PreK- 5 students can select from categorized from beginner to advanced. Activities feature Minecraft, Star Wars, Angry Birds and many other fun characters, or integrate a Bee-Bot activity!

Secondary Activities

Activities for 6- 12 students to experience coding categorized from beginner to advanced. Students can choose from block coding activities or the text-based coding language, Python.

Teacher Resources

Teacher Resources for how to host your own Hour of Code in your classroom or at your school.

The goal of this global event is to expose students to the world of coding, and the opportunities available with this knowledge.

Students who learn computer science perform better in other subjects, excel at problem solving, and are 17% more likely to attend college.


Carrollton- Farmers Branch ISDK12 Command Coding Program, Division of Digital Learning Department2427 Carrick St, Farmers Branch, TX 75234