Jam City’s Hour of Code

December 9, 2016

This past Wednesday, Jam City San Diego participated in the annual Hour of Code event at the Casita Center for Science and Technology.

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Joseph Young and Chris Andelin taught the 4th grade class, covering Minecraft and CodeMonkey. They talked about their education path through college and the game jobs they’ve had as well as answer questions. The class was then lead through the first couple of problems on the hour of code lessons.

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On day two, Joseph Young, Trevor Miller, and Jason Justice got to spend time with the 5th grade class. The courses covered were Minecraft, Star Wars, and Code Combat.

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It was an amazing experience for everyone involved: “I was blown away by how much these kids already knew; they’ve been doing block coding with their Chromebooks before and were disappointed at the end of the period when they had to stop working on a problem.” – Jason Justice

Casita created a TED talk covering the event – check it out here!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4dwOWnCB9CQ&feature=youtu.be

 

 

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