“Everybody in this country must learn how to program a computer…because it teaches you how to think” – Steve Jobs
“I was 13 when I got access to a computer” – Bill Gates, Bill created Microsoft
“My parents bought me a Macintosh in 1984 when I was 8 years old” – Jack, Jack created Twitter
“I was in 6th grade when I learned to code” Mark Zuckerberg, Mark created Facebook
“You don’t have to be a genius to know how to code, you need to be determined. – Vanessa, created Girl Develop IT
The globes top entrepreneurs and software developers come together in this very beautiful and inspiring film that encourages kids in school to learn how to code.
According to stats
– 9 out of 10 schools in the USA don’t offer computer programming classes,
– 41 of 50 states in the USA coding classes don’t count toward high school graduation math or science requirements.
– Only 2.4% of college students in the USA chose to study computer science.
Code.org is a non profit foundation dedicated to growing computer programing education. I support the foundation and encourage you to do the same.
The foundation started by Partovi has got the backing from top names across the globe. ie. Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg, Bill Clinton, Al Gore and many more.
Share the post with your network, Let’s make computer programming accessible to every student across the globe.
Have a Super Sunday and a Great Week Ahead.