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Pitre Fifth Graders “Crack the Code”

Fifth grade students in Lawrence Jackson, Jr.’s class at Pitre Elementary got coding as part of the Hour of Code, a one-hour introduction to computer science that took place the week of December 8. Jackson designed the Hour of Code activity to complement his ELA curriculum, using a Time for Kids article titled “Cracking the […]

Roosevelt Students Code in Class

Every computer program, smart phone app, and website around us is built with countless lines of code. Coding is the language written into the technology we use every day. For that reason, technology teacher Carol Chaloux was excited to expose her Roosevelt Middle School students to the power of coding by participating in the Hour […]

Coding is the New Superpower: Join Us for the Hour of Code on December 8-12

This is a guest post by Kelly Maher, a teacher at Patrick F. Taylor Science & Technology Academy and a distinguished digital educator with the Jefferson Parish Public School System. Maher was recently named Region I Educator of the Year by the Louisiana Association of Computer Using Educators (LACUE). She has also written articles for eSchool […]