Hour of Code Worldwide Code-In

 Hour of Code is a worldwide program reaching millions of people to help demystify computer science and coding. This year during Computer Science Education Week  Hour of Code events will be held to celebrate this effort all over the globe in 180+ countries and available in over 40 languages. Participants can choose from a variety of basic, intermediate, and advanced coding activties that teach the user step by step how to code using Scratch a drag and drop visual coding program developed by MIT, Google's-own coding interface called Blockly, and Javascript.  The one hour activities are on all levels from beginners to intermediate and there are wonderful, challenging activities for all ages. Companies such as Disney, Google, Khan Academy, and Minecraft provide meaningful activities. A new addition this year is learning how to program drones and sleighs with the Grinch.

Join Alachua County Library District on Monday, December 3 from 3:00-5:00 to participate in 1 hour of fun coding activities so we can add our name to the events going on all over the world. Drop in anytime between 3-5.  All participants will receive certificates. 

Monday, December 3 between 3:00-5:00   Headquarters Library, Storywoods Room

Find out more about Hour of Code in the video below:

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Posted by LindaD on November 19, 2018