Hour of Code 4-9 December 2017

The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week. The 2017 Computer Science Education Week will be December 4-10, but you can host an Hour of Code all year round.

Computer Science Education Week is held annually in recognition of the birthday of computing pioneer Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906).

The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code”, to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science.

It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts. Check out the tutorials and activities here! Why not have  a go with your class?

Mr Dale

I started my career as a forensic toxicologist but later moved into teaching ICT. My experience in education spans 32 years and includes working in three different local authorities and with over 450 schools. For the past twelve years I have worked in Bradford as an e-learning and ICT Consultant. I have been an OfSTED inspector, OCR Moderator, CEOP Ambassador and 360safe Assesor and also have a level 1 Forest School qualification! My passions are electronic music, Joomla, Moodle, VLEs, game making, geocaching and curry.

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