QUICK! Interested in joining the Hour of Code event?

What is “Hour of Code™”?

Click hourofcode.com to find out!

Who does it?

Almost 150 MILLION students worldwide!

President Obama speaks about Code.org and the Hour of Code:

#HourOfCode

Want to get involved?

Students, the Pod Squad Student Help Desk will be hosting an Hour of Code event next Thursday and Friday, December 10th and 11th at OLHS.  We have booked a computer lab so we can accommodate 30 students each block!  Please sign up and come build something with us!

Students and staff have automatic, single sign-on access through Clever.  Just go to the Online Textbook and Resources page from our Quick Links and scroll down to the bottom right to see the link to Code.org.

Complete this brief survey so we can try to accommodate all students who are interested!
http://goo.gl/forms/1JJNNuhDql

Teachers interested in hosting their own event in their classroom or after school can get started by visiting www.hourofcode.com.

The OLHS library is also setting up a “Coding Corner” in the front of the library where students can work on coding.  Feel free to send them with a pass to the library to practice!

Want to start learning now?

Here are just two of the many brief tutorials for learning how to use “BLOCKY” code.

Bill Gates explains IF/THEN statements

Mark Zuckerburg explains REPEAT LOOP function

Want to learn about something a bit more sophisticated?

Here is a site that has lessons about Python  and much, much more:  cybrary.it

More testimonials:

marissa

chris

 

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