What is the Hour of Code?
We live in a world surrounded by technology. And we know that whatever field our students choose to go into as adults, their ability to succeed will increasingly hinge on understanding how technology works. But only a tiny fraction of us are learning computer science, and less students are studying it than a decade ago.
That’s why our school is joining in on the largest learning event in history: The Hour of Code, during Computer Science Education Week (Dec. 7-13). More than 100 million students worldwide have already tried an Hour of Code.
Our Hour of Code is a statement that Wood Ranch Elementary is ready to teach these foundational 21st century skills. To continue bringing programming activities to your students, we want to make our Hour of Code event huge. I encourage you to volunteer, reach out to local media, share the news on social media channels and consider hosting additional Hour of Code events in the community.
This is a chance to change the future of education in Simi Valley, CA.
Upper Grade Hour of Code Event is Tuesday, December 8th beginning at 2:15 in the MPR
Primary Grade Hour of Code Event is Wednesday, December 9th beginning at 2:15 in the MPR
Watch for more information in the coming weeks.
See http://hourofcode.com/us for details, and help spread the word.
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