Day: December 10, 2015

CS Hosts Local Hour of Code

Hour of CodeHOUGHTON — Houghton High School students are learning all about computer coding.

Students are being taught by none other than Michigan Tech’s Computer Science Department.

Faculty and students from Michigan Tech’s Computer Science Department are hosting the program Hour of Coding.

Read more at Upper Michigan’s Source, by Aleah Hordges.

Local students participate in ‘Hour of Code’

During Computer Science Education Week, tens of thousands of Hour of Code events are held around the world, like the one at Houghton Middle School.

Representatives from Michigan Tech introduced the wonders of coding to the students.

MTU Software Engineering Major Mitch Davis said, “They’re learning just the basic approaches of how programs run, the idea of a step by step instruction that if you want something done, you can’t just say ‘I want this done’, you have to say all of the minor details of how to get there in the first place.”

Read more and watch the video at ABC 10 News, by Rick Allen.

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