Computer coding

As part of a global effort to spark interest in computer programming, Northwestern is partnering with Evanston elementary schools for the second annual "Hour of Code" initiative. The schedule of events this week is designed to introduce children to computer science, demystify coding and demonstrate that anyone can learn the basics.

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