Students are constantly using technology today, but how many are learning how to build it? Every 21st century student should have the opportunity to learn computer science, yet fewer schools teach computer science courses than 10 years ago. The basic concepts of computer science help nurture creativity and problem-solving skills, and prepare students for many future careers.
This year Timothy Christian School is joining schools from all over the world for an Hour of Code during Computer Science Education Week, December 8-14. Last year, 15 million students tried an Hour of Code in one week. This year, the organizers are aiming for 100 million students worldwide to try an Hour of Code by the end of 2014.
Timothy Christian School students will be encouraged and rewarded for completing 20 different coding exercises utilizing the Angry Birds theme. For the students at Timothy Christian School, one hour of coding could lead to a lifetime of opportunities.