Know a thing or two about coding?
Volunteer and teach coding using Code Academy HTML or Java Script class to Jersey City students. Don't worry, you don't need to be a pro and you will be teamed up with a partner.
Today, we're surrounded by technology. Simple computer science activities can help nurture creativity and problem solving skills. By getting a feel for computational thinking early, students will have a foundation for success in any future career path.Read More
In Jersey City, OpenJC, Jersey City Board of Education, Boys and Girls Club of Hudson County with the support from the mayor's office, are organizing Hour of Code for middle and high school students in Jersey City. Participating are middle schools, high school and the new Teen Tech Center at the Boys and Girls Club.Read More
Why it's important to learn how to code? Nine out of ten K-12 schools don't even offer computer programming classes. Computer science is one of the highest-paid college degree for new graduates. Computer programming jobs are growing at two times the national average – but there aren't enough graduates to fill these jobs. Last year, 15 million K-12 students tried an Hour of Code in one week. Once students see what they create right before their eyes, they're empowered to keep learning.
In Jersey City, OpenJC, Jersey City Board of Education, Boys and Girls Club of Hudson County, with support from the mayor's office, are organizing Hour of Code for middle and high school students in Jersey City. The participating Middle School #40, Middle School #7, Middle School #4, Academy 1, Infinity Institute, Great Futures Charter High School, and the new Teen Tech Center at the Boys and Girls Club.
Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) is an annual program dedicated to inspiring K-12 students to take interest in computer science. Originally conceived by the Computing in the Core coalition, Code.org® is producing is producing CSEdWeek, held in recognition of the birthday of computing pioneer Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906).
Code.org is a non-profit dedicated to expanding computer science education. The Code.org vision is that computer science should be part of the core curriculum in every school, alongside other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses, such as biology, physics, chemistry and algebra.