ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Eighty Albuquerque students learned computer coding basics at Central New Mexico Community College last week, joining a movement that aims to teach the high-demand skill to millions of children around the world.
CNM opened its downtown STEMulus Center and Montoya Campus to kids of all ages for the fourth annual “Hour of Code,” a free event held in over 180 countries.
Parents and students gathered around tablets and computers to play a game that features Disney’s newest heroine, Moana, and her friend, the god Maui.
Enter the correct commands, and the pair sail smoothly to a leaping school of fish. Do it wrong, and they’re off into the empty ocean.