Apple Shops Will Host Free Coding Workshops For Second Annual ‘Hour of Code’

Apple Stores Will Host Free Coding Workshops For Second Annual ‘Hour of Code’

Apple is collaborating on this yr’s Hour of Code, the second annual worldwide occasion that’s designed to assist spark curiosity in and supply entry to coding schooling amongst youth and college students. Apple’s participation will contain providing free one-hour workshops at its Apple Retailer retail places, throughout which they’ll present attendees with an introduction to primary pc science ideas.

Code.org is the non-revenue behind the Hour of Code motion, and is working with numerous firms to arrange this yr’s motion. The group has funding from Microsoft and others, and has a aim of reaching one hundred million college students by means of its program by yr-finish.

Apple’s workshops will run on December eleventh, and can happen in worldwide retail shops in addition to home, whereas final yr they have been solely obtainable in U.S. places. Apple can also be going to be rolling out a full week’s value of accompanying audio system and different occasions, to help Pc Science Schooling Week, and pointing would-be coders to assets on each the App Retailer and its developer portal by way of a new microsite created to mark the event.