Apple Offers Free 'Hour of Code' Workshop in Every U.S. Apple Retail Store on December 11th

Apple Offers Free 'Hour of Code' Workshop in Every U.S. Apple Retail Store on December 11th

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Apple has announced that it is offering a free 'Hour of Code' workshop in every U.S. Apple Store on December 11th.

Learn about the campaign to get students involved in a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anyone can learn the basics of programming. Visit code.org or attend a special Hour of Code workshop at any U.S. Apple Retail Store on December 11, 5 p.m.

Code.org is a non-profit dedicated to expanding participation in computer science education. Their goals include:
● Bringing Computer Science classes to every K-12 school in the United States, especially in urban and rural neighborhoods.
● Demonstrating the successful use of online curriculum in public school classrooms
● Changing policies in all 50 states to categorize C.S. as part of the math/science "core" curriculum
● Harnessing the collective power of the tech community to celebrate and grow C.S. education worldwide
● To increase the representation of women and students of color in the field of Computer Science.

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Apple Offers Free 'Hour of Code' Workshop in Every U.S. Apple Retail Store on December 11th
Alana - December 9, 2013 at 6:41pm
Tynker is also participating in "Hour of Code" and has created tutorials for code.org to bring free interactive courses to kids in support of the nationwide campaign. Right now 8 new Tynker tutorials are available to play and help students learn how to code through interactive games and puzzles. It is a fun and imaginative way to learn Computer Science. Check it out! http://tynker.com/hourofcode.
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