In a statement yesterday, Apple announced that people can register for thousands of free Hour of Code sessions, available at all Apple Store locations around the world from 1 through 14 December.
Minecraft’s ‘hour of code’ tutorial and other free school coding ideas
The Voyage Aquatic takes learners on an aquatic adventure to find treasure and solve puzzle with code. Over 50 short puzzles, trainings and facilitator guides are available covering coding basics and CSTA standards for grades K-5. Partnering with Code.org for a fourth straight year, Minecraft Hour of Code has reached nearly 100 million sessions. You can find it here.
Other companies have also been promoting coding and STEM resources ahead of Computer Science Education Week. Code.org itself has a huge array of downloadable activities and tips for teachers to organise their lesson plans.