2020 Hour of Code

2020 Hour of Code
Posted on 01/29/2020
December was an amazing month of coding at the Fletcher Maynard Academy! All month long technology classes in grades 1-5 delved into Computational Thinking and Computer Programming. During our time together, we focused on activities that promote computational thinking, computer programming, and creative coding.

We live in a world dependent on technology and we know that in whatever field our students choose to go into as adults, their ability to succeed will increasingly hinge on an understanding of how technology works. By participating in this "Month of Code," our students have developed an understanding of what's happening "under the hood" of the technology we use, and their imaginations have been "sparked" as they begin to devise what technology will bring us in the future.

Learn more at the links below, and try out one of the fun ”Hour of Code" activities with your family!

Hour of Code Activities:
Try the "Dance Party!"
Scratch Jr. (Awesome free iOS/Android app for students K-2!)
Scratch (Great web-based programming language for students grades 3 and up!)
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