The Hour of Code campaign has a goal of having more than 10 million participants in this year’s Computer Science Education Week, which goes on from December 9 to December 15.
Code.org’s official website offers instructions and tips for those people who are interested in teaching Hour of Code too. There is a number of different tutorials on the website, in about 20 languages, in order to help as many people as possible to take advantage of this free educational event.
Code.org reports that so far about two million people took part in the Hour of Code. Students managed to write more than 55 million lines of computer code.
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