HISD is inviting all students to celebrate the 12 Days of Code in December with interactive calendars that allow them to engage in a new coding experience every day.
Activities are made fun and engaging incorporating characters from StarWars, Frozen, and the Grinch with music from some of the industry’s top artists. To access the 12 Days of Code calendar of activities, go to HoustonISD.org/12DaysofCode
HISD’s 12 Days of Code, which runs from Dec. 1-16, coincides with Computer Science Education Week, which is Dec. 7-13. During this time, students and the greater HISD community are encouraged to join the worldwide movement and try one hour of coding as an introduction to computer science. Through this “Hour of Code,” students are challenged to think critically and solve problems as they learn the basics of computer programming.
After completing an hour of code on the 12 Days of Code activity board, participants can scroll down to get a certificate of completion. Post pictures of your campus coding activities or post your coding event and a selfie with your certificate on social media using #HISDecoded.