Go to the https://hourofcode.com/us/learn

for these activities and more!  

Young or old, experienced or not,

60 minutes is a great place to start!

Dance Party- This year code.org has teamed up with musicians like Ed Sheeran, Imagine Dragons, J Balvin and Willy William, Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Keith Urban, Lady SAntebellum and more for a dance party coding activity that students will flip for.

Minecraft tutorials- Each year code.org offers Minecraft lovers everywhere the chance to combine their coding skills with familiar characters from Minecraft. Students can complete the newest tutorial and can try out past year’s activities too.

Lightbot- ANY age, pre-reader+ can experience the Hour of Code with Lightbot. Lightbot uses programming logic to solve fun puzzles. Students will learn how to sequence instructions, write procedures, and utilize loops along the way.

Animate your name in Scratch– Scratch is a free, block-based programming language created by the Lifelong Kindergarten group at MIT. In this tutorial, students can animate the letters of their name, initials, or a favorite word.

Coding Mathematics models- Students in grades 6+ learn to code different mathematical models in Python (a text-based programming language) with Tracy the Turtle. Although no prior coding experience is necessary, they recommend that students participating in the activity have completed Algebra I or higher.

With Scratch, you can program your own interactive stories, games, and animations--and share your creations with others in the online community.  Scratch helps you to learn to think creatively, reason systematically, and work collaboratively--essential skills for life in the 21st century.

Learn some basics about Computer Science & Programming in a knowledgeable mini-course!  Computer programming can be a fun and creative activity.  It’s just like playing a game: first you find out what the game is.  Second, you learn the rules. Third, find out what tools you need to play the game.  Lastly, play the game!

Learn the basics, by starting with basic computer programming!  Move up to Javascript and create projects all your own! Meet experts!

Tynker is the Easiest Way to Learn Coding
With Tynker's revolutionary approach, kids learn to code using visual code blocks that represent real programming concepts. They progress to text languages like JavaScript and Python as they continue to play through 2,000+ interest-driven activities.

Kids Ruby makes it fun and easy to learn how to program.  You can see your code, run it, and see what it outputs all at the same time.  This makes learning to code a lot easier! Kids Ruby is real Ruby code!

Have you moved beyond the Hour of Code?  Are you ready for more? Ready to take courses?  Learn computer science at Code.org, create an account to save your progress and projects as well as take courses based on your grade level and ability!  Start today!