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Third grade students Mason Dolen, Madalin Doll and Danail VanWatermulen played a coding game in Megan Kichenwitz’s class. Elizabeth Huwe/FOCUS

Cracking the Code: Perham students learn basic computer coding

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Students in Perham’s public schools took part in an ‘Hour of Code’ as part of national Computer Science Education Week last week.


Hour of Code, a new program this year, was intended to introduce students to basic computer coding. Over the week, almost 17 million students across the country wrote 558 million lines of code.

Coding is the process of writing instructions in a way that a computer or program will understand.

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