Thursday, November 7, 2013

Hour of Code Tutorials Are Ready to Try - 1.5m Students from 141 Countries Planning to Participate

Hour of Code tutorials are ready to try -- with options for every age, every device, and even "unplugged." While this is still a work-in-progress, we invite you to check out the options, and give us feedback.

In particular,’s own tutorials are ready for preview - learn basic sequencing, repeat loops, and if-then statements from Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Gates, and Angry Birds.

Please check them out and host an Hour of Code for students in your school or community. See all the tutorials

1,500,000 students and growing
We just passed 1.5 million students planning to participate in the Hour of Code across 141 countries! It’s now on track to be the largest online education event in history, proving that the demand for relevant 21st century computer science education knows no boundaries. See every school participating here.

Join now to win laptops or a video chat with Bill Gates.
Odds of winning are still exceptionally high in many states. To qualify:

1) Register for your entire school to participate in the Hour of Code by Nov. 15.
2) Then, email us your school’s Hour of Code “logistics plan” to to enter the running for a class-set of laptops. Details

With CSEdWeek (Dec. 9-15) only 5 weeks away, please help your students join in on this record-breaking event. Join us now

Hadi Partovi, founder,

P.S. Why are you receiving this? You watched our video and signed the petition at, to bring more code and computer science to all our schools. (Don’t worry, this isn’t a monthly newsletter, we’ll only send you rare, but important, updates. You’ll hear from us more between now and December, and then we’ll dial it down).

More questions about the Hour of Code? Ask on our forum

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