A co-educational private school for Preschool–Grade Eight

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event or try any of the over 500 one-hour tutorials, available in more than 45 languages. This week, Far Hills students joined the movement! 

 

Grade 8 students built and shared their own apps using Javascript during their Hour of Code activity by working through the "Intro to App Lab" tutorial from code.org. Students learned how to create buttons, set properties, make it interactive, and add images and sounds. 

Grade 8 in Hour of Code

 

Grade 5 students reviewed event coding (an action that causes something to happen) before they coded their own dance party for the Hour of Code! This was a featured activity on the code.org website and students were able to add background effects, add backup dancers, and change the dance moves as they worked through the tutorial.

Grade 5 students had a dance party during Hour of Code

 

Grade 1 students coded the smallest interactive and reactive robots in our Brain Space, Dots, to get them to perform light shows.

The students helped each other code, which included sequencing and looping. 

They also shared cool ideas and ways to do things. One student even put on a rainbow-order light show that the other students loved! 

Grade 1 students in Hour of Code

After the light show, Grade 1 students coded the Dots to make animal sounds. They had a lot of fun with that part of the project! 

Hour of Code is a great opportunity for students to have some fun with tech. 

Student hugging Dot robot.

Our students love to go far with technology!