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Local students participate in Hour of Code global movement

(Jackson, Wyo.) - Last week, kids grades 3 - 8 in the Teton County School District participated in the global movement, Hour of Code, in celebration of Computer Science Education Week. The Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. According to the organization website , tens of millions of students in more than 180 countries participate in the program. "The Hour of Code is designed to demystify code and show that computer science is not rocket-science, anybody can learn the basics," said Hadi Partovi, founder and CEO of Code.org. "Over 100 million students worldwide have tried an Hour of Code. The demand for relevant 21st century computer science education crosses all borders and knows no boundaries." This is the third year that the Teton County School District has participated in Hour of Code. Here are some photos from the local event. [image: Inline image 1] *Colter Elementary student is really engaged in coding. h/t Teton County School District / Pitchengine Communities* *[image: Inline image 2]* *Middle school students concentrating on coding work. h/t Teton County School District / Pitchengine Communities* *Feature Photo: h/t Teton County School District / Pitchengine Communities* #buckrail #news