The most awaited Computer Science Education Week 2019 (Dec 9 to Dec 15) was hosted by Udgam School for Children. The 2019 Hour of Code theme #CSFORGOOD , which was all about empowering students to change the world with the power of computer science! The Hour of Code is endorsed by figures like Malala Yusufzai, Barack Obama, Shakira, NBA star Chris Bosh, musician William, Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and many others. This event is a chance for all of us to see what computer science is about. With a hope it’ll spark interest in students to keep learning, Udgam school has actively participated in this global event this year too.
Students from Primary till Secondary (CLASS 1-10) were engaged in activities like Grinch, Minecraft, Dance Party in their Computer labs under the able guidance of their computer science teachers, which helped them to enhance their creative, logical thinking skills and also focused on Problem Solving skills.
Students of Grade IX and X started off the session with ICT Projects on the theme “TECHNOLOGY FOR GOOD” theme which is also taken up as a global theme for the Hour of Code event.
The Grinch: Students of middle section ( classes 6 to 8) attempted at saving Christmas with Coding. This activity had 20 levels of programming blocks. Students had to program drones and a high-tech sleigh with coding magic to capture presents and navigate down the mountain to return Christmas to Whoville.
Students of classes 3, 4 and 5 enjoyed Star Wars activities that involved blocks, drag and drop, logical thinking and coding.
Students of class 1 and 2 enjoyed a session of ‘Puppy Adventure’ and completed 24 levels of coding.