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  • STEAM in the Park 2016 RecapRead More

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  • Scratch classes teach 4-6th graders the basics of programming by simplifying code into blocks. Students can make various interactive games in our four-level classes.

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  • Volunteers visit local senior centers weekly to help seniors with newly developed technology that they are not yet familiar with.

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Welcome to Orange County Coder!

We are a group of high school students dedicated to serving the Orange County community using our programming skills. We provide free coding lessons, develop service-learning applications, and promote the need to develop computational thinking skills in classrooms.
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Hour of Code is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. OC Coder's annual Hour of Code event was be held on December 5, 2016 from 4:00-6:30pm at Ardent Northwood. Click here for a recap.
December Classes and Events
Our first Girls Who Code Club concluded on December 3. The second Girls Who Code Club will continue along with the Nov/Dec Scratch Session. USACO class will be held on the third Saturday of December. Please check each department tab for more information.
Thank you to all who attended and volunteered at the Math for Service STEAM in the Park event on August 27! Over 200 students from all over Orange County participated in this year’s event, with 100 more volunteering. Click here for pictures and a recap of the event.
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OC Coder's Second Annual Hour of Code

On December 7th, the beginning of the national Computer Science Education Week, OC Coder hosted its second annual Hour of Code. Classrooms were decorated with motivational quotes from President Barack Obama and many influential tech CEOs. There were two sessions this year, with the first session teaching languages including Scratch, Python, Java, Blockly, and Lightbot. The second session helped with AP Computer Science, and also taught Scratch, JavaScript, Python, and Swift.
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  • Scratch, Luther Elementary +

    "This class was great, amazing, and mind blowing!"

    "Only one thing. THIS IS EPIC!!!"

    "I liked today's lesson and I've never heard of coding until now. I wish I can take more Scratch classes."
    - students
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