Middle School and Elementary School age kids should create a game of music video.
The contest is organized in partnership with UNR’s College of Engineering and the ACM club. “Most of the students in computer sciences got into programming as kids. This is our opportunity to give something back to the community,” said Dr. David Feil-Seifer, ACM Faculty advisor.
To learn about the broad value of computer science (and how it differes from computer literacy), read these factoids.
Starring Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, will.i.am, Chris Bosh, Jack Dorsey, Tony Hsieh, Drew Houston, Gabe Newell, Ruchi Sanghvi, Elena Silenok, Vanessa Hurst, and Hadi Partovi. Directed by Lesley Chilcott, executive producers Hadi and Ali Partovi.
Students who earn a passing grade on 8 problem sets (programming assignments - 15-20 hours each), 2 quizzes, and a final project will get a certificate from HarvardX. Students may take CS50x at their own pace.
Before your course starts, try the new edX Demo where you can explore the fun, interactive learning environment and virtual labs. Learn more.
The Hour of Code is just one of many different events planned for CSEdWeek. If you are a CS teacher, see our Participation Kit for CS Teachers, and if you plan a special event tell us about it so we can celebrate your hard work.