Tag: An Hour of Code

An Hour of Code’s Hadi Partovi on Changing Education and Making History

Last year Code.org co-founder and CEO Hadi Partovi told Forbes that computer science was essentially, “…the next step up from Legos.” Coding involves creative problem solving—the way most multiple-choice tests and typical school curriculums, for that matter, don’t. Partovi co-founded Code.org with his brother Ali, to help introduce coding to students and make learning computer … read more

Campaign Highlight: An Hour of Code for Every Student

Every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science. That’s what Code.org—a Seattle-based nonprofit set up to encourage computer-science education says, and they’ve launched the Hour of Code for Every Student campaign, to help make it happen. The campaigners, led by Code.org founder and chief executive Hadi Partovi aim to raise … read more