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OC Techhub is excited to partner with High School, Inc, Code.org and CSEdWeek alongside other industry giants, Microsoft, Google, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, the Boys & Girls Clubs of America, and over 100 others, to make history. The Hour of Code, launched by Code.org, is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event.

Hour of Code HSI co-organizers
Carlos Mejia    Thi Nguyen    Melinda Kim    Anna Popin    Todd Carnes     Kevin Gilpin  Bladymir Tellerz  Danny Mardini   
Andrea Coba  Mattea Fan    Wendy Lu    Arron Mccrory     Vannesa Teller   Shaylin Johnson


What: Hour of Code HSI   
Where: Santa Ana Valley High School  Bldg 2 (room 2-6) to check-in (bring ID)  
1801 S Greenville St, Santa Ana, CA 92704 

We will be meeting at the Bldg 2 (room 2-6) at 9:45 AM, and walking over to the Auditorium Building 12. Everyone will need their drivers license to check into the office but can park in any staff/Valley parking lot they would like.  Once there we will have a short welcome and presentation then head primarily to Building 8 as we break up to use the computer labs and work with the students on each project.  

9:45AM    Volunteers meeting at room 2-6
10:00AM-10:30AM AUDITORIUM Hour of Code is here video 

David Richey (Principal of Valley High)
Shaylin Johnson (High School Inc)
Bladymir Tellez (Valley High 2006)
Vanessa Tellerz (Valley High 2007)

Hour of Code is Here

10:30AM-11:30AM WORKSHOP  BLDG 8

Starwars    https://code.org/starwars
Minecraft   https://code.org/mc
Angry Bird    https://studio.code.org/hoc/1
Frozen   https://studio.code.org/s/frozen/stage/1/puzzle/1
Artist  https://studio.code.org/s/artist/stage/1/puzzle/1


What is the Hour of Code?

The Hour of Code is a special event to introduce kids to computing with an hour of Computer Science education. The educational materials are provided by Code.org while schools and volunteer groups around the world offer Hour of Code programs during Computer Science Education Week 

Is there really “no experience necessary?” 

Kids should have decent reading skills, some experience playing video games and using a PC, but many of the options are specially for kids who have never done any computer programming.

How old do kids need to be?

We recommend 8 and up, but it’s not like we’re going to be carding people at the door.

What do I need to bring?

We will not have loaner equipment available for this event. You will need a WiFi equipped laptop running Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, or Chrome OS. Android and iOS tablets will run some of the options.

Should CoderDojo regulars come? 

The Hour of Code has some cool tutorials for older kids introducing Ruby and Python, so if your Ninja is feeling adventurous, they’re welcome to join in.

Hour of Code infographic

What do I do if my kid LOVES programming after this?

BRING THEM TO CODERDOJO.  CoderDojo is a volunteer organization that teaches kids to code at free Saturday morning programming clubs throughout the year. We plan to be online in January with once a month Saturday morning club. We’re even planning to offer our first Minecraft modding class, arduino, and rasberry Pi and more.  Join our mailing list to keep informed about our upcoming events.

Do You Want to Host The Hour of Code, but Need Help? 

We help public schools to organize the hour of code by building awareness about the event, and training teachers to be prepared for the Hour of Code. If you want to bring the Hour of Code to your school but do not know where to start, please contact us.

Curriculum for The Hour of Code using Scratch: Make a Holiday Card

2014 Video