Host an Hour of Code Event at your Dojo!

The Hour of Code, like CoderDojo, is a global movement. While CoderDojo is about regularly engaging young people to create with technology, the Hour of Code offers a useful way to encourage young people to try coding for the first time. The Hour of Code has already reached tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone including Dojos can organize an Hour of Code event. Dojos can use it to reach even more young people in their local area with one-hour tutorials available in over 45 languages, which require no previous experience to complete.

Community Hour of Code Resources

Ciara, Education Content developer at the CoderDojo Foundation, gives her top picks of Community created resources for the Hour of Code.Seattle Dojo, who are holding their own Hour of Code on Saturday 9 December, have developed a lot of resources to help you run an Hour of Code at your Dojo. These printable Scratch learning resources offer an alternative to the online tutorials, particularly if your Dojo has limited internet access.

  1. Mirror Art by CoderDojo Seattle

  2. Lip Sync by CoderDojo Seattle


What about more advanced Ninjas?

Ninjas can also use the Hour of Code to develop their project ideas for the Global Coolest Projects 2018 which will be held on 26 May 2018 in the RDS Simmonscourt, Dublin Ireland. Use our poster guide at your Dojo to help young people come up with an awesome tech idea to showcase at this years event:


Seattle Dojo has also developed additional Scratch resources for more advanced Ninjas 

  1. Perpetually Prepared Penguins
  2. Arrows and Boxes
  3. Movie Story

or alternatively check out our resources here or the full list of Hour of Code resources here.

Once you’ve registered your Dojo to run an Hour of Code event you can even print out certificates to recognise the efforts of all the Ninjas who participated here.

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