Got Plans the Week of Dec. 7th - 13th? Participate in the Largest Learning Event in History!

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Register your Hour of Code event and learn to code with the likes of Minecraft, Star Wars, Frozen, Flappy Bird, and more - there is something for everyone and kids of all ages!  Plus, your event will be registered on the Global Map, and educators are eligible for prizes!

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event. One-hour tutorials are available in over 40 languages. No experience needed. Ages 4 to 104.1

Background knowledge in computer science is now necessary foundational knowledge for all that use a computer. According to Hadi Partovi, the CEO of Code.org, computer science nurtures problem-solving skills, logic, and creativity, and is "as foundational as biology"2 for students.  

Anyone can host an Hour of Code! It is a fun and easy way to introduce students, adults, faculty and library staff alike to the basics of coding.  Sign up today and get on the map!  

1Hourofcode.com website.  Accessed 11/23/15.

2Roscorla, Tanya. Hour of Code Highlights the Increasing Importance of Coding in Schools. Center for Digital Education website at  http://www.centerdigitaled.com/news/Hour-of-Code-Highlights-the-Increasing-Importance-of-Coding-in-Schools.html.  Accessed 11/23/15.