Hour of Code

Anybody can learn! 
Join millions of teachers and students around the world for an Hour of Code during Computer Education Week on December 4 - 10
 
Susan Wojcicki

Marissa Mayer

Mark Zuckerberg
 

 code.org ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL: Try a little or try a lot! Find fun one hour activities or a full course! Simple activities for kindergarten, too! Visit hourofcode.com from code.org. No computers? No problem - offline activities to support computational thinking. Check out the Star Wars theme and build your own galaxy with code: code.org/starwars. Love Minecraft? Check out the new Hero's Journey adventure at  code.org/minecraft.
 
Code Academy
 HIGH SCHOOL: Students can gain expertise in a variety of programming languages like Ruby, Python, Javascript and HTML/CSS, and more! Teachers can access materials and resources aimed at helping students learn the fundamentals of programming.Visit Code Academy.
 
Code HS
HIGH SCHOOL: In addition to a basic Hour of Code student activity, the free version of Code HS provides resources for full Intro to Computer Science and AP Computer Science courses. Try a simple activity for the Hour of Code at Code HS: http://hoc.codehs.com/ 
Khan Academy  ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOLTry an hour with Khan Academy - draw, create a web page, or explore javascript.
 Made with Code MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL: Made with Code is an initiative to champion creativity, girls, and code, all at once. The movement is designed to do three things: inspire girls by celebrating women and girls who are using code to do great things; to engage girls to try coding through introductory projects and resources; and to sustain their interest by creating alliances and community around girls and coding. Visit Made with Code.
 Scratch ELEMENTARY/MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOLProgram your own interactive stories, games, and animations with Scratch. Scratch helps young people learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively — essential skills for life in the 21st century. Scratch is a project of the Lifelong Kindergarten Group at the MIT Media Lab and is provided free of charge: scratch.mit.edu/hoc. Teachers working with students under 13 should first set up a teacher account and then invite students: https://scratch.mit.edu/educators/register
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