Thursday, November 21, 2013

Making Code Talkers

Blogger's Note: The following is a release from the Pottsgrove School District: 

During the week of Dec. 9 students in Pottsgrove School District will have the opportunity to participate in the Hour of Code worldwide event. created this event to encourage students in grades K-12 to begin learning and exploring computer programming. 

The purpose of the Hour of Code is to encourage all students to take the opportunity to learn about computer science.

Students will partake in online tutorials created by, Microsoft, Google, Twitter and Facebook. Many leaders in the field of technology will be featured throughout the tutorials, including Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates and the entertainment media company Rovio.

The Hour of Code requires the students to take on the role of real-world computer programmers. 

Hadi Partovi, co-founder and CEO of says, “This isn’t just about the tremendous job opportunities in software – every 21st century child can benefit from learning this foundational field.”

This innovative event will take place throughout the week at Lower Pottsgrove Elementary, Pottsgrove Middle School and Pottsgrove High School.

Click here to read further about the Hour of Code click on

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