Look at the Newly posted Learning Objectives for the HOUR OF CODE in the pocket chart in the front of the lab!
WHAT is the HOUR OF CODE?
The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize and/or participate in an Hour of Code event. Tutorials that take about one-hour to complete are available in over 45 languages. No experience is needed to participate and people of all ages are encouraged to complete an Hour of Code.
WHO participates in the Hour of Code?
Haledon Public School is listed as one of over 100,000 events taking place in celebration of Computer Science in Education Week around the world!
WHY do students get to participate in the HOUR OF CODE? WHAT will I learn?
The HOUR OF CODE puzzles and creative activities are designed to teach students computational thinking and the basics of computer programming. Students will need to solve each puzzle, using problem solving skills, by programming visual code blocks (or a different programming language if you choose) to achieve a goal.
"The HOUR OF CODE is Here" Inspirational Video for Students: .... to launch the Hour of Code Event!
"The Things You Love Are Made With Code" Student Video: .... to inspire everyone to create by learning to code!
Some Older Student Inspirational Videos About HOUR OF CODE: .... not shown on this year's morning announcements
HOW do I pick an activity to work on? What if I need help?
The activities below will be found in five different categories based on difficulty level (Pre-Reader, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Expert) for you to choose from. Pick a level you feel is right for you. If you find the activity you selected is too easy or too difficult, you can always change activities.
While you work, refer to the included tutorials and/or lesson hints. Each part of the puzzle allows you endless opportunitites to solve it. You may also turn to a classmate or your teacher for some tips!