If you are a programmer, developer, software engineer… someone who writes code, think about giving back this week in honor of Computer Science Education Week by helping introduce programming to someone. President Obama kicked of this week by announcing this year’s Hour of Code. If you were under a rock last year, Hour of Code is a global movement to get kids exposed to and excited about coding.
Anybody Can Teach and Learn
Even if you aren’t a coder by trade or hobby, you can still teach and learn with these simple tutorials:
If Nothing Else, Spread the Word
If you can’t personally walk someone through some of the fun Hour of Code tutorials, the least you could do is spread the word through your social networks. Share the Hour of Code movement with others that may be in a position to help pass the torch to the future leaders of our industry.