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CNET: ‘Hour of Code’ to teach kids as young as 5 to program

CNET:  The “Hour of Code” is part of Computer Science Education Week and is organized by the Computing in the Core coalition and in recognition of the birthday of Admiral Grace Murray Hopper (December 9, 1906), a military and computing pioneer who also happened to be a woman.

HOUROFCODE-BUTTONThe Virgin Islands Next Generation Network, Inc. (viNGN) encourages everyone in the community, from 6 to 106, to Take the Pledge and participate in the annual “Hour of Code” during Computer Science Education Week (CS Ed Week) December 9-15, 2013.

Participate in the #USVIHourOfCode from any internet-connected computer, or using just pencil and paper with the unplugged versions. Tutorials last for just one hour OF YOUR CHOOSING, during the Computer Science Education Week, December 9-15, 2013

Talking about this via social media??? Use the hashtag #USVIHourOfCode on Facebook and Twitter


About vingn

The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) was established in 2010 as a public corporation; it is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Virgin Islands Public Finance Authority. viNGN was funded primarily from an American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) grant made by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) as part of a federal program to improve the broadband capacity in the United States, its territories, and the District of Columbia. The program is called the Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP). For more information regarding viNGN, call (340) 715-8581, or visit


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