Participate in Hour of Code® at ESD 105
Join ESD 105 in an "Hour of Code®" activity!
(Please consult the Professional Development page for details about a course, with clock hours, that can assist you in planning a 1-Hour Computer Science Coding Activity)
Do you have 1 hour this year to provide a Computer Science activity to your class?
Are you curious about the topics of Computer Science, computational thinking, and/or coding?
- Are your students curious about the topics of Computer Science, computational thinking, and/or coding?
- Are you looking for a manageable and exciting way to introduce your students to the topics of Computer Science, computational thinking, coding, and/or STEM careers?
- Are you wanting to revive your interest and the interest of your students about the topic of Computer Science, computational thinking, coding, and/or STEM careers?
Please keep reading!
Hour of Code at ESD 105
ESD 105 is excited to announce our involvement in the Hour of Code Project for the 2022-2023 school year! The 'Hour of Code ® is a nationwide initiative by Code.org to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming. The activity is a phenomenal opportunity to expose students to the excitement, wonder, and empowerment capacity of computer science.
Code.org provides free online resources, including projects, video tutorials, and more pertaining to "Hour of Code" and a variety of Computer Science topics to help you get your event ready to launch. You may also visit the
This year, ESD 105 will begin celebrating Hour of Code alongside Computer Science Education Week (December 5 - 11) and continue through phased opportunities (range of dates) throughout the year. You may participate in as many phases for your event that meet your scheduling needs, and you may continue your CS related activities beyond your selected phase.
Here are the available phases/event dates; please continue reading for registration information
Phase 1: December 5, 2022 - December 16, 2022
Phase 2: January 16, 2023 - March 31, 2023
Phase 3: April 10, 2023 - June 16, 2023
ESD 105 is here to support your Hour of Code events by providing at no cost to schools within our ESD 105 region:
*Resource Package set that contains 5 items related to computer science and/or coding that you can distribute as consumable materials to participating students
One-on-one support from ESD 105 if this is your first time running an Hour of Code event
(*ESD 105 will provide the Resource Packages on a 'first come, first served' basis for each phase. We will organize delivery of materials based on your anticipated event date.)
To participate, please complete this form ASAP
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Need more information about "Hour of Code" or "Computer Science Week"? Hour of Code® and Hora del Código® are registered trademarks of Code.org; “The 'Hour of Code ® is a nationwide initiative by Code.org to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming.”
Questions about integrating Computer Science into your class curriculum?
- Please contact the Regional Educational Technology and Computer Science Coordinator at ESD 105
- Please visit the ESD 105 Computer Science website