The Hour of Code is a brilliant opportunity to introduce students, or adults, to coding: One discrete activity that can show people what’s so important and compelling about coding. There are already 656 events registered in Australia. While this is something you could do anytime, it’s simply more powerful for kids when they are doing something that has such a lot of publicity surrounding it.
Sign up now to host an Hour of Code during Dec. 7-13 at https://hourofcode.com. The site includes tons of resources on how to make an Hour of Code happen, and this year every participating organizer will receive a thank-you gift.
One excellent, and locally produced, activity designed for the Hour of Code, can be found here from the fabulous Grok Learning.