Millions of students, from kindergarten through 12th grade, are learning computer code this week as part of “Hour of Code,” a nationwide campaign embraced by President Obama and featuring free tutorials by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft titan Bill Gates that are designed to get U.S. students interested in computer science.
Dec. 11, 2013 Tyson Navarro, 10, learns to build code using an iPad at a youth workshop at the Apple store in Stanford, Calif. Through its Web site, Hour of Code offers lessons in computer coding that are aimed at every age group and accessible on a range of devices, from tablets to desktops. Apple and Microsoft have been hosting free Hour of Code sessions at their stores across the country. Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP Buy Photo