Calling All Learners and Teachers for Hour of Code 2015 Chances are high that computer-science literacy will be increasingly relevant for jobs of the future. Some theorists even suggest that the ability to read and write code is a fundamental 21st-century competency. Yet, according to an August 2015 Gallup survey, many students get little exposure to these concepts at school; opportunities are even more limited for low-income students. LiveCode Coding Club After School and Summer School LiveCode Coding Clubs Coding Clubs are an ideal way to help young people to develop important digital programming literacy skills whilst having fun. The LiveCode Coding Club pack includes free resources to help teach young people to develop mobile games, apps and animated books.
Online Education UPDATE: we're doing a live, updated MOOC of this course at stanford-online July-2014 (not this Coursera version). See here: CS101 teaches the essential ideas of Computer Science for a zero-prior-experience audience. App Inventor Get Started Follow these simple directions to build your first app! Tutorials Step-by-step guides show you how to create even more apps.
About An overview of Kodu. (Click to play) Kodu lets kids create games on the PC and Xbox via a simple visual programming language. Kodu can be used to teach creativity, problem solving, storytelling, as well as programming. Show HN: Help us curate the web’s best content for learning programming & design Link here: Despite all the educational material on the web, I found it pretty hard to learn how to code and design. I had trouble finding high-quality content, figuring out what to learn next, and staying motivated without easy ways to track my progress. So, my co-founder and I built Polymath.
Hour of Code Scratch Holiday Card Before Decide when and how long The Hour of Code is a one-hour, hands-on introduction to computer science. It is part of Computer Science Education Week, which is taking place December 7th to 13th.