Hour of Code initiative hopes to spark students’ interest in computer programming

Could you love coding in an hour?

The goal of this year’s Computer Science Education Week (CSEW) initiative “Hour of Code” to encourage students to try coding for an hour. CSEW has been going on since 2009, but this year nonprofit Code.org took over and put the focus on getting kids interested in computer science. President Obama, Ashton Kutcher, and Mark Zuckerberg are among the nonprofits’ recruits that are advocating to kids to spend one hour this week learning code, in hopes of spurring interest in a future increasingly interconnected with computer literacy.

 

 

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