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    Get Ready for Computer Science Education Week
    December 4-10, 2017

     (Check back for updates as we get ready for new activities and information from the official website for the 2017-18 school year.) 

     

    Participate in an Hour of Code and
    Join TCS Students for an Hour of Code in the National Hour of Code
    #HourofCode #tcsHOC #tcsstudentscode


     
     

    The Hour of Code is an opportunity for every student to try computer science for one hour. You can also teach the Hour of Code all year-round. Tutorials work on browsers, tablets, smartphones, or "unplugged." There are multiple websites and resources teachers can use to participate in the Hour of Code. Be sure to check out all the resources below.


    Transylvania County Schools and the Instructional Technology team once again will embrace the Hour of 
    Code! December 4-10, 2017
    The following are some great resources and links to coding websites that students in TCS classrooms will be using:

    In fact, students in 57,000 classrooms around the world will learn their first Hour of Code, jumping into a field that can change the rest of their lives!

    1. Register today for Hour of Code. This is where classes will be starting, and any user in the world can still use these wonderful resources ... it's not just for kids! 
    2. Tutorials & Begin playing at ---> https://code.org/learn 
    3. Suggested sites:  
      1. Elementary -  Lightbot (All ages)   Frozen (Ages 8+)  Angry Birds
      2. Middle - codecombat.com (learn java script)
      3. Tynker - Several coding games for all levels

     

    code.org website.

     
     

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    4) Watch inspiring video chats – celebrate computer science all week 

     

    Hour of Code website:  https://code.org/learn   
     

    Google CS First Resources & Sample Activities

    1. Starter Activities for students during the Hour of Code ---->Sample Activities