The Hour of Code

Subjects: Digital Literacy, Technology
Grade Level: All

Technology is everywhere today. But only a tiny fraction of us are learning how to create it. The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code" and show that anyone can learn the basics to be a maker, a creator, an innovator. will provide a variety of self-guided tutorials that anybody can do, on a browser, tablet, or smartphone. There’s even unplugged tutorials for classrooms without computers. No experience needed.

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The Hour of Code just one of many different events planned for Computer Science Education Week (December 9-15, 2013).

The Hour of Code

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