Computer Science Initiative

Asa Arkansas's Governor

"Of all the big-ticket items we’ve dealt with this legislative session, this relatively small-ticket item may have the greatest long-term impact."

Asa Hutchinson

"To be able to do something you love and be paid well for it is a privilege unique in human history. In this age of technology, any person with a basic knowledge of computer programming will never lack opportunity. No matter what your age, income or station in life, simply possessing the knowledge of computer programming opens the door to a whole world of possibilities.

There are dozens and dozens of resources available to anyone who desires to learn the art and craft of computer programming. I hope you find inspiration in the resources on this page for yourself or your children."

Asa Hutchinson

 

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Learning Gaming to Code

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Change The World

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What 90% of US Schools Don't Teach

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Resources on the Web

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Code.org

Launched in 2013, Code.org® is a non-profit dedicated to expanding participation in computer science by making it available in more schools, and increasing participation by women and underrepresented students of color. Our vision is that every student in every school should have the opportunity to learn computer science. We believe computer science and computer programming should be part of the core curriculum in education, alongside other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) courses, such as biology, physics, chemistry and algebra.

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Khan Academy

Learn how to program drawings, animations, and games using JavaScript & ProcessingJS, or learn how to create webpages with HTML & CSS. You can share whatever you create, explore what others have created and learn from each other!

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Coder Dojo

CoderDojo is a global volunteer-led community of free programming clubs for young people. These young people, between 7 and 17, learn how to code, develop websites, apps, programs, games and explore technology. In addition to learning to code.

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Citizen Schools

Citizen Schools is dedicated to helping all children discover and achieve their dreams. We mobilize a team to enable public middle schools in low-income communities to provide a longer learning day rich with opportunities. Our deep partnerships with schools put young adults on track to succeed by connecting the resources of communities, companies, governments, and philanthropies.

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Play My Code

A great many people have at least one great game in them. And what those people want- often more than anything- is to get that game out and in front of the world. Problem is, today's game creation tools are somewhere between prohibitively complex and just plain flawed, and if they're not hopelessly broken then they're so "simple" (read: restrictive) that prospective game designers are effectively just filling in the gaps of someone else's unfinished game.

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