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Hour of Code

Description
** Seats are limited. Please make sure your availability before signing up your kids. This event is open to all children aged 7 to 17. **

Hour of Code 2018 is back and this time it’ll be held at Microsoft on 8th 9th December so don’t miss out this free workshop!

What is Hour of Code?
The Hour of Code is a global movement by Computer Science Education Week and Code.org reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries through a one-hour introduction to computer science and computer programming.

Why Hour of Code?
The Hour of Code is at its core not about learning a brand new skill in just one hour. One hour isn’t enough to learn how to code. It's about increasing access to computer science by breaking stereotypes and opening doors. Somebody may learn programming concepts like loops, conditionals, or basic debugging through the Hour of Code. But a much more important goal is for students and teachers to learn that computer science is fun — you can start at any age, in any classroom, even if you don’t have a computer.

The Hour of Code is not limited to one hour of coding. Thousands of the events during Computer Science Education Week go beyond one hour, and involve activities other than coding, all under the umbrella celebration of Hour of Code.

So, join us for an #hourofcode and explore the endless possibilities. Using resources from Code.org, we would like to introduce children to coding.

Parents and/or teachers are encouraged to sign up for their kids and/or students to participate in Hour of Code event.

*This is a kids event. Parents are advised to come back during lunch time to see what your kids had learnt*
*Please make sure of your availability before signing up. If you are not able to attend, please inform us as early as possible so we can allocate your ticket to someone else.*

Registration Fee
Free

Eligibility
Ages 7 to 12 (you will join the Scratch workshop)
Ages 13 to 17 (you will join the Web development workshop)

What To Bring
Laptop or tablet or device that has WiFi and browser access.

Agenda
9.30am - 10.00am - Registration
10.00am - 10.15am - Opening remarks by Microsoft
10.15am - 10.30am - Hour of Code introduction
10.30am - 10.50am - Sharing: creating a game with Scratch
10.55am - 11.00am - Find your mentors
11.00am - 1.15pm - (Parents to leave) Begin Hour of Code
1.15pm - 2.15pm - Lunch
2.15pm - 2.35 pm - (Parents to return) Sharing: a student's experience being a Scratch mentor
2.35pm - 3.00pm - Awards ceremony
3.00pm - End

Direction Guide here (with image)
https://www.facebook.com/womenwhocodekl/photos/pcb.1939126476395409/1159713280853499/?type=3&theater&ifg=1
Or refer to instructions below:

Going by public transport?
1) Take a ride to KL Sentral station. The following trains goes to KL Sentral:
KL Monorail Line
MRT Sungai Buloh - Kajang Line
LRT Kelana Jaya Line
KTM Seremban Line
ERL KLIA Express Line

2) Walk to Menara Shell
Walking directions: https://goo.gl/maps/iFrkw9P2cP52

Driving there?
You can park at NU Sentral (RM5 all-day flat rate).








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  • The event description was updated. Diff#394313 2018-12-08 07:26:13
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Sun Dec 9, 2018
9:30 AM - 3:00 PM MYT
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Tickets
Web track (13 to 17 years old) FULL
Scratch track (9 to 12 years old) FULL
Scratch track (7 to 12 years old) FULL
waiting list (scratch) SOLD OUT RM99,999.00
Reserved (Web 13-17 yrs old) SOLD OUT RM99,999.00
Reserved (Scratch 7-12 yrs old) SOLD OUT RM99,999.00
Venue Address
L18 Menara Shell, 211, Jalan Tun Sambanthan, Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
Organizer
#WWCodeKL Women Who Code KL
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