Put simply, we need to give our tamariki and rangatahi more access to coding, to graphic design, to audio and video engineering. We need to show them that they can create, shape and develop using technology as a tool, right before their very eyes. Hopefully, this small spark will empower and inspire them to keep learning.
DNA will hold the 2015 Hour of Code during the 2nd week of December to celebrate Computer Science Education Week! Click below to show your interest!
Last year, 15 million students tried an Hour of Code in one week. This year during Computer Science Education Week, December 7-13 over 84 million learners tried out the Hour of Code. DNA are now holding similar workshops for young people.
Why Computer Science?
Every 21st-century student should have the opportunity to learn computer science. The basics help nurture creativity and problem-solving skills, and prepare students for any future career. Software and computers are everywhere, but fewer schools teach computer science than 10 years ago.
Hour of Code workshops will help Padawans (Jedis in Training) to: