Learn To Program, Roanoke!
We are actively working to create more educational opportunities for students and adults throughout the region. Inspired by the Computer Science For All initiative, our goal is to promote STEM and Computer Science with fun and interesting educational offerings.
The Hour of Code takes place each year during Computer Science Education Week, which is December 4-10, 2017.
Computer Science Education Week is held annually in recognition of the birthday of computing pioneer Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906).
The Learn to Program, Roanoke! events are hosted at:
Roanoke South County Library
Time: 7:00 - 8:30 p.m.
Where: CoLab Roanoke, Conference Room A
Hour of Code for Educators and Parents. Several hands-on activities will be available to show how fun and easy it can be to introduce Computer Science concepts to students and children.
Open to the public - no reservations required.
Demonstrations to include:
Time: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. *
Where: Roanoke South County Library
Hour of Code with the BBC micro:bit - all ages. Now available in the US, the BBC micro:bit is a microcontroller board that is fun and easy to use. Create a simple interactive game using the available block editor or with the microPython computer language.
Bring your own computer* - Workshop requires WiFi capability and an up-to-date web browser such as Chrome, Firefox or Internet Explorer 11.
* If you need a loaner computer, email email@example.com - a limited number of laptops are available.
Free! RSVP online: HourOfCodeRoanoke.eventbrite.com
Learn to Program, Roanoke! 2017 - A Noke Codes Project