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This site is designed to support the learning and teaching of computer coding. It features Hour of Code, a special program designed to teach beginners how to code. Through well thought out tutorials people of all ages can learn Scratch, Hopscotch and Java programming languages.

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America's CryptoKids

At this site from the National Security Agency, you can learn all 
about codes and ciphers and even create your own. Many games 
and activities are included.

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Tynker is a complete learning system that teaches kids to code. Kids begin experimenting with visual blocks, then progress to text-based coding as they design games, build apps, and make incredible projects.


Hour of Code is an opportunity for every student to try computer science for one hour. The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week. The 2017 Computer Science Education Week will be December 4-8, but you can use Hour of Code all year round.


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K/1 - Coding for nonreaders:


2/3 - Write your first computer program: 


4/5 - Use blocks of code to take Alex or Steve on an adventure through this Minecraft world:

      - Learn to program droids, and create your own Star Wars game in a galaxy far, far away:



Other Hour of Code opportunities:


Bill Gates explains IF statements

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Mark Zuckerburg explains Repeat Loops

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The Hour of Code with Hadi Partovi, founder

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