Yay for our 3rd annual #HourOfCode buddies activity at @The_School! #kidscancode #CSEdWeek @codeorg pic.twitter.com/dwY66J6nXV
— Karen Blumberg (@KarenBlumberg) December 4, 2015
Today is the third annual Hour of Code buddies activity at The School at Columbia University. Older students are partnered with younger students for consecutive years at our K-8 with the goal of forging long-lasting community bonds (K/4, 1/5, 2/6, 3/7 with Grade 8 floating when needed).
Here are two useful resources for planning an Hour of Code in your classroom or school:
1. A Beginner’s Guide to Bringing Coding Into the Classroom via EdSurge.
2. Hour of Code Suggestions by Grade Level by Jacqui Murray. (Many thanks to @AliceBarr for tweeting about Jacqui’s awesome post!)
Dylan Ryder and I examined some of the available Hour of Code activities and crafted the following planning document for today’s activity: