A self-guided activity for students of all ages, kindergarten and up. Tutorials will work on a browser, tablet, smartphone, or even with no computer at all.
No experience needed from teachers and students
Tutorials will feature lectures from Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates, and artwork from popular games Angry Birds and Plants vs Zombies.
An effort to demystify code, and change the conversation around computer science.
Visit http://hourofcode.com to learn more
“I think everybody in this country should learn how to program a computer because it teaches you how to think.”
“From phones to cars to medicine, technology touches every part of our lives. If you can create technology, you can change the world.”
“Every single year in America there is a standing demand for 120,000 people who are training in computer science."
“Whether you want to uncover the secrets of the universe, or you just want to pursue a career in the 21st century, basic computer programming is an essential skill to learn.“
“Learning to write programs stretches your mind, and helps you think better, creates a way of thinking about things that I think is helpful in all domains."