Geek Alert: Hour Of Code Across The Bay Area

Ronnie's Awesome List presents a guest post by MVCode known throughout the Bay Area for their strong coding classes for kids. MVCode offers after school classes, at school programs and camps at their Greenbrae, Mill Valley and San Anselmo locations in Marin County. MV Code is offering Ronnie's Awesome List members a free class trial for their kids and interested friends. Click here to sign up.

This December 5-11 hosts a worldwide effort to introduce millions of students to coding called Hour of Code. There are multiple ways that you and your children can participate! So carve out an extra hour with the kiddos and introduce them to computer programming in a fun way. 

CLASSES

MVCode Club: Kids coding classes - Websites, robots, minecraft plugins, video games, mobile apps, robots and animations. Kids learn skills to prepare them for the future while having fun. Sign your child up for a free trial class here.

12/10 Marin City Library, 11am-1pm, Learn how to code with Minecraft™, Star Wars™, or Frozen™ tutorials, or learn to make music with JavaScript!Each participant will receive a 3D printed keychain, certificate of completion, and flashdrive.

12/10 Children's Creativity Museum, 11am-4pm, Hands-on workshops that will introduce the principles of programming in a fun, age-appropriate, hands-on way. Kids ages 7+ will program robots to complete a series of challenges, design patterns using code, and more.

12/9 Straford SchoolStratford students in San Jose and Los Angeles will collaborate to tell and animate a story by combining their coding and creative skills as part of the annual Hour of Code event

Rafia Club will be at Bascich led by Claire Comins with engineering students from College of Marin.

Hour of Code at the Apple Store, find a workshop near you.

YouthSpark Camp, Microsoft, free 90 ,minute workshop, find a store near you.

There are over 115,000 Hour of Code events around the world. Click here to find an event in your area.

CLUBS

ONLINE

MVCode.org

Code.org

Khan Academy

Tynker

BOOKS

No Starch Press

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