St. Petersburg, FL, December 11, 2015 --(PR.com
)-- Shorecrest Preparatory School’s Lower School will participate in the worldwide initiative, Hour of Code, which is a one-hour introduction to computer science designed to demystify code and demonstrate that anyone can learn it.
“Our time commitment to Hour of Code is a statement that Shorecrest is ready to teach these foundational 21st century skills. To continue bringing programming activities to your students, we want to make our Hour of Code event expansive. This is a chance to change the future of education!” says Nicole St. Amand, Lower School Director of Innovation and Technology.
About Hour of Code
Hour of Code is a global initiative to teach people about coding. Anyone can host an Hour of Code anytime, but the grassroots campaign goal is for tens of millions of students to try an Hour of Code during December 7-13, in celebration of Computer Science Education Week. Hour of Code believes that every student should have the opportunity to learn computer science. It helps nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. By starting early, students will have a foundation for success in any 21st-century career path. For more information visit https://hourofcode.com/us
Founded in 1923, Shorecrest Preparatory School is a PK(3) through 12th grade independent school located in Tampa Bay. By offering its families choice, support, and balance, Shorecrest graduates empathetic, independent thinkers who succeed at the university level, pursue their passions, and lead purposeful lives. Learn more at www.shorecrest.org.