ORIGINS Team Joins Hour of Code
Coding is a recognized future-ready skill for today’s youth, and the ORIGINS team is living proof that everyone can learn to do it. Techie or not, this past Thursday morning ORIGINS’ Muhammad Azeem arranged for everyone in the office to put their fingers to the keys and take on a website coding session with support from BSD Academy in Hong Kong, who provided the learning platform. The Hour of Code event was a lot of fun and aligned nicely with the Code.org campaign to demystify coding and broaden participation in computer science. The ORIGINS event was one of over 157,000 events held around the world, and one of 216 held in China.
Watch the video below to see the ORIGINS team as they took on the challenge to learn what it takes to build a website. For more on the “Hour of Code” movement worldwide, read Muhammad’s article here.
Further reading from code.org:
“Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding access to computer science, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra.
Code.org organizes the annual Hour of Code campaign which has engaged 10% of all students in the world, and provides the leading curriculum for K-12 computer science in the largest school districts in the United States. Code.org is supported by generous donors including Microsoft, Facebook, the Infosys Foundation, Google, Omidyar Network, and many more.”