Friday, December 12, 2014

Celebrating Computer Science Education Week with the Hour of Code

Dr. Grace Murray Hopper

This week is Computer Science Education Week! CSEW takes place this week to honor Dr. Grace Murray Hopper, a pioneer in the field of computer science and who was born on December 9, 1906. celebrate Computer Science Education Week, we will be participating in's "Hour of Code" program that has taught almost 70 million students world wide how to write computer code to program a computer. Listen to President Obama deliver the opening remarks for the 2014 "Hour of Code" challenge.

To get started, go to and join Ms. Kline's "Hour of Code" class. After you have joined Ms. Kline's "Hour of Code" class, you will be in your "dashboard" area and you will be able to see all of the coding classes that are available to you. For the Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week, you may do either the "Coding with Anna or Elsa" of Frozen or the "Hour of Code" with Angry Birds project.

Remember the advice: "Ask 3 then ask me". Try to problem solve with your table team, then ask Ms. Kline if you still can't figure it out. Have fun!

Tier III Vocabulary:
computer programming

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