The Code Time, global movement that occurs in 180 countries to encourage the use of technology in people’s lives, is also present in the country. Until next Sunday (13), the second edition of the event to show how to program can be a fun task, through classes in Portuguese for all ages and all skill levels.
The event is an initiative of the nonprofit organization Code.org, which includes the collaboration of Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and other technology giants. In Brazil, the code is organized by Telefonica Vivo Foundation of Time and Lemann Foundation, investing in Programaê, a movement to approximate the daily schedule of youngsters.
The page Code of Time suggests some “tracks” for those wanting to learn to program: you can get the basics of web development and programming games, for example. In fact, classes are very well developed: one uses Angry Birds to teach concepts condition loops and repetition, another lets you create snowflakes and movement patterns with the help of Frozen. There ‘s even some content based on Minecraft and Star Wars.
The Code of Time content is free. Visit the project page to take its first steps in programming or improve their knowledge. If you’re a teacher, from here to know the details of the project (and perhaps take the initiative to your school). This year, the intention is to impact more than 2 million people in Brazil, twice last year.