What is Hour of Code?
"The Hour of Code is a global movement introducing tens of millions of students worldwide to computer science, inspiring kids to learn more, breaking stereotypes, and leaving them feeling empowered." (from Code.org)
Resources for Educators can be found here.
Click HERE to read the Cranston Herald article published December 21 2016 about Hour of Code all around Cranston Public elementary schools.
If you want to see the article in pdf format, click the link below.
Click the link below to see some photographs of students (Barrows and from all over the district) enjoying the 2016 Hour of Code activities!
Thank you to Mrs. Rose from Chester Barrows for designing the Hour of Code page!
Algorithm - A list of steps that you can follow to finish a task.
Program - An algorithm that has been coded into something that can be run by a machine.
Persistence - Trying again and again, even when something is very hard.
Loop - The action of doing something over and over again.
Event - An action that causes something to happen.
(Many thanks to Mrs. Gaiewski of Orchard Farms Elementary School for the use of this box and these Coding Vocabulary Words).