Hour of Code Special Events — Pennsylvania

  • (Upper Saint Clair)
    Parents of all first grade students are invited for a special "Pair Programming" event where the student will work with their parent or guardian to share the fun of the Hour of Code on Monday and Tuesday.
  • (Pittston)
    high school programming students will be attending the elementary school to teach "An Hour of Code"
  • (Philadelphia)
    The School District of Philadelphia has 140+ schools participating in the Hour of Code and anticipates over 10,000 students participate during Computer Science Education Week.
  • (Manheim Township)
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  • (Breinigsville)
    This will be our 3rd year participating in Hour of Code. As a result we have expanded our Comp Sci curriculum (https://sway.com/PbGpVoK9OjZC2sOX) and had our work featured in T.H.E. Journal (https://digital.1105media.com/THEJournal/2017/THE_1703/TJ_1703Q1.html#p=8) and our local PBS channel (https://www.facebook.com/PBS39/videos/10153865025002667/). We want to have all of our schools participate this year, and will use the event to launch two Girls Who Code clubs at our middle schools.
  • (Ambler)
    We will be focusing on coding for the entire second trimester for all grade levels K-5) during their scheduled STEM experience time.
  • (Allentown)
    Event will be close to 2 hours after school, with a Makerspace "break", food, prizes, decor, and more! Members of the community will help set up to make special
  • (Oley)
    Our entire district will take part in this event. Students from our high school computer science courses will also attend the elementary school and work alongside the elementary students.
  • (Newtown)
    We will be inviting parents and families of our school to participate in a variety of activities, as suggested by Code.org. Each classroom teacher will participate in a 30-minute grade-level-specific online task through Code.org. Parents will be encouraged to participate before and after school in the above mentioned activities.
  • (Lancaster)
    The entire School District of Lancaster will be participating in this event.
  • (Wilkes-Barre)
    This will be the first time that my computer literacy classes will be working on Coding this year. I believe the students will be very excited to be taking part in this type of learning.
  • (Emsworth)
    At Holy Family Academy, students will spend Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday of the week learning about coding basics. On Thursday, they will participate in Hour of Code activities in their math classes, building projects and games that can be submitted for prizes. After this, many classes will embrace what was learned and all content areas will embed coding throughout all classrooms.
  • (York)
    During CS Ed Week Central York School District encourages all teachers to try Hour of Code activities with their students. We have staff and students at all grade levels participating. In addition we have an evening event for district families. Details available here: https://goo.gl/N7J38q.
  • (Lititz)
    We are implementing the Code.org Curriculum our K-6 Classrooms in the Warwick School District in January. We have teachers that will use Code.org Hour of Code to launch the curriculum.
  • (West Lawn)
    We are going to be having students participate in their classes for an hour of code using code.org and other apps for our students. Then they will also be able to attend a session where they will program our Dash, Dot, and Sphero robots. Other students will be using the iPads to code on the Osmo systems. We will be sharing this with our WHSA (PTO) who will be experiencing it during a meeting. This kicks off our big computer programming unit for the students in grades K - 5. We are excited!
  • (Ephrata)
    We run classroom Hour of Code activities in grades K-12 every year. We are gearing up for our 3rd annual, district-wide student coding contest, which will take place in March of 2018!
  • (Mount Penn)
    Student, parents and administrators will be participating in Hour of Code this year!
  • (West Reading)
    Our 5th and 6th grade students will continue their experience for the remainder of the second quarter through code.org and Swift Playgrounds. For third quarter, students will build on their coding knowledge and apply it to coding various robotics.
  • (Dallas)
    As the STEM Coach, I would like this to last for the week in my entire district with students from all of the schools using the code.org curriculum. I am planning on having older students partner up with younger students, and possibly have high school students work with elementary students. I would also love to have some guest speakers come into some of the fifth grade classrooms to talk about it as a career.
  • (Glenside)
    All grades in our district will participate in the Hour of Code.
  • Citizens Library (Washington)
    Dec. 6 & 7 (3:30-close), and Dec. 8 (all day): Families will be able to take part in a "3 Days of Coding" event, using Scratch Jr., Cubetto, Sphero, Code-a-Pillar, and more
  • D&H Distributing Co (Harrisburg)
    Distributor hosted event for our Resellers, Community, etc - for which internal Microsoft funded team, as well as internal OEM (HP, Lenovo, Samsung, Acer, Asus, Dell) device teams can do co-op efforts to drive Windows in the classroom as part of our Chrome Compete efforts.
  • Nelson Keyspot of Philadelphia Parks and Rec. (Philadelphia)
    My users are local youth, and this helps to inspire them to learn computer code.
  • Peters Township Public Library (Venetia)
    Maker Monday in the Youth Services Dept. December 4th 4:00pm
  • TEKStart (Pittsburgh)
    It's a family affair. We're inviting families to dance party that will turn our steps into lines of code.
  • Wilson School District (Reading)
    We have our HS computer science kids teach unplugged and plugged activities in our middle schools and elementary schools.