The week of December 7-11, all RES scholars in grades kindergarten through four will have a hands-on introduction to computer programming with Hour of Code activities. Kindergartners and first graders will be learning with the Scratch Jr. app for iPads and Android tablets, while second, third, and fourth graders will be using the Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code tutorial from Code.org. Both of these programming activities and many more are also available for free for families to use at home.
- Scratch Jr. iPad app
- Scratch Jr. Android app
- Star Wars: Building a Galaxy with Code - second grade with blocks
- More ways to learn from Code.org
RES scholars during the 2014 Hour of Code
Computer programming helps nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity in scholars of all ages. RES is joining over 190,000 other Hour of Code events around the world to introduce our scholars to this important skill. Please watch our Twitter and Facebook feeds this week for updates from Hour of Code!
Image and information courtesy of code.org