Mount Vernon's Hour of Code- December 2018

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    What is Hour of Code?
    The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify "code", to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts.
    When is Hour of Code?
    Hour of Code week is December 3-9 2018, however here in Mt. Vernon we will be participating throughout the month of December. 
    How do we participate?
    Start planning here by reviewing our how-to guide. You can organize an Hour of Code event at your school or in your community — like in an extracurricular club, non-profit or at work. Or, just try it yourself when Dec. 3 arrives.
    What devices do I need? tutorials work on all devices and browsers.  Tech needs for tutorials can be found on in the tutorial specific description. Don't forget we also offer unplugged activities if your school can't accommodate the tutorials!
    Do students need an account? 
    No. Absolutely no signup or login is required for students to try the Hour of Code. Most of the follow-on courses require account creation to save student progress. Also, signing up for the Hour of Code does NOT automatically create a Code Studio account. If you do want to create accounts for your students, please follow these instructions.
    How do I keep my students learning after the month is up?
    Anyone can host an Hour of Code at any time. The tutorials stay up year round. You can expect all our tutorials and curriculum to be available on our site in perpetuity.
    Please go to our resources for event how-to guides and other resources to help make your Hour of Code event a success.