News, Event HOUR of CODE 2018
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching over 100 million students in over 180 countries. More than 100 million students worldwide have already tried an Hour of Code.
What is the Hour of Code?
A one-hour introduction to computer science. Students and teachers can choose from a variety of activities for kindergarten and up. Activities work on any modern browser, tablet, smartphone, or even with no computer at all. No experience needed by students or teachers. Activities are available in over 45 languages!
Inspiration to learn computer science.
Hour of Code lesson plans and activities can be used to inspire students in many different classes—math, physics, history, English, and more. After doing an hour, many students want to continue!
Why computer science?
Computer science is foundational. Every 21st-century student should have the opportunity to learn how to create technology. Computer science is changing every industry on the planet. The basics of computer science also help nurture creativity and problemsolving skills, and prepare students for any future career.