Milwaukee students take part in 'Hour of Code'
MILWAUKEE (CBS 58) --Computers are everywhere from our pockets to our refrigerators and all places in between. But as the digital revolution continues to change every industry on the planet, fewer than half of all schools teach computer science. Even worse, girls and minorities are severely underrepresented in computer science classes, and in the tech industry.
But that’s changing.
Students Forest Home Avenue School were recently among more than 2 million worldwide who tried one Hour of Code this month. Part of a movement organized by Code.org and supported by some of the biggest names in tech including Apple, Google, Microsoft and Amazon.
Code.org is an organization that works toward making Computer Science accessible, and to break the stereotypes surrounding the field of Computer Science.
On CBS 58 Sunday Morning, Christine Flores took viewers inside one recent 'Hour of Code'.