KIDS: This is a free place where you can learn how to code. Code is used to build all sorts of things including games, music videos, school projects, and more! The most exciting part is that you can learn to build your own creations all from "scratch" and share them with your friends! Click "Raise Your Hand" to get started. PARENTS & EDUCATORS: "Scratch" is a fun and easy way to learn computer programming. Developed by MIT, and used from Elementary School all the way through the first 3 weeks of Harvard's legendary CS50 course, Scratch is the basis of CodeReno.org programming contest. This site will connect you to other programming languages too.
Let Us Know You Plan To Participate
We want to know you are learning code in Reno. Add your email and we will keep you informed of news, opportunities to meet at a school and share your creation with other kids, and the date of the big contest.
To participate, kids need access to a web-browser and an email account. Kids' work is saved online, and can be accessed from any computer with an internet connection and web browser. Whether you choose to compete, or just want to try coding, click "Raise Your Hand" so we can celebrate how many people in are getting involved.
Chris Bosh of Miami Heat, will.i.am, Mark Zukerberg, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs and Santiago a 14 year old programming prodigy talk about the power of programming.
Top Prize $1,000 in cash!
Lots of additional prizes at $100, $50, $20 levels.
Certificates of participation.
1.) Best All-Around 2.) Best Game 3.) Best Interactive experience 4.) Best Artistic Design 5.) Best Animation 6.) Funniest Entry
Contest date will be in mid-April. If enough people raise their hands, we will add additional contests sooner than April - so tell a friend!
Please note: If you come up with something marketable, it is YOURS. Anything you create, you own. To learn more about why Marketing Evolution is donating the prize money and supporting CodeReno, read the story here.
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"Asher did on one of the beginning tutorials last night and is hooked. After he said "I wanna be a game designer!" :-) He's 6!"