Hour of Code

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Hi Everyone,

Here are some great links to get you going with completing an Hour of Code.

1. What is ‘Hour of Code?’

The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics.

Mrs Grasso would like the students at our school to participate in ‘Hour of Code’ 2015

What is Computer Science /Coding? Have a look at this video to find out more:

Where to start?

1. Prep (K) – Year 2: Click on this link to start at the very beginning:  Course 1 (beginner)
2. Year  3 – Year 5 Try  Course 2: (more challenging)
3. Year  5 /6 Try Course 3: (much more challenging)

2. Ready for more? Code.org has more ‘programming’ activities for you!

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3. Love using ‘Scratch’ to code? Here is the link to use ‘Scratch Online’ https://scratch.mit.edu/projects/editor/?tip_bar=home

SCRATCH JUNIOR: iPad & Android App

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4. ‘Scratch Jnr’ is a great way to get a start. ‘Scratch Jnr‘ is ONLY available as an app for iPad or Android.

 

5. What about ‘ Hopscotch’ – This is ONLY available if you download it from the AppStore onto an iPad. Here is some info on this link

Have fun ‘coding and computer programming’.

Mrs Grasso 🙂