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Learn programming basics at NWTC's Hour of Code on Dec. 12

Author: Casey M Fryda

Monday December 7, 2015
Hour of Code comes to NWTC Dec.12, 2015

Curious about computer programming? Learn basic programming skills at NWTC’s “Hour of Code” on Saturday, Dec. 12.

We’ll have tutorials for people at all levels, instructors from NWTC’s IT programs to guide you AND computers for you to experiment with! Some tutorials include familiar fun characters from Angry Birds, Plants vs. Zombies, and Disney’s Frozen. Kids are welcome—it’s open to ages 4 to 104!

The event is free, but please preregister so we know you’re coming: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nwtcs-hour-of-code-tickets-19319851195
 

Less than 2.4%25 of college students graduate with a degree in computer science. And the numbers have dropped since last decade.Hour of Code is an international event that reaches tens of millions of students in more than 180 countries. It is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to show that anybody can learn the basics.
See details here: https://hourofcode.com/us.

"Every student should have the opportunity to learn computer science," notes NWTC Software Developer Instructor Scott Peterson. "It helps nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity.  By starting early, students will have a foundation for success in any 21st-century career path."

Join us! Register for Hour of Code at NWTC: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/nwtcs-hour-of-code-tickets-19319851195.
 

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