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Hour of Code

Hour of Code is an opportunity for students all over the world to try their hand at coding!  The Hour of Code is a global movement that is reaching 180+ countries, and continues to grow each year!

According to data compiled by
  • The majority of schools don't teach Computer Science.
  • 67% of all new jobs in STEM are in computing.
  • Computer Science is foundational - every 21st century child should have a chance to learn about algorithms, how to make an app, or how the Internet works.
  • A Computer Science major can earn 40% more than the college average.
  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that there will be over 1 million computing job openings by 2022.
Here's some data specific to California:

How Do I Participate?

Check out these videos to learn more about some awesome careers that use coding!

Day in the Life: Ge Wang Has the Coolest Job in Coding

Day in the Life: Video Game Designer

Day in the Life: Roboticist

Day in the Life: Software Engineer