Apple has today announced that it will be bringing its coding curriculum to the Computer Science Education Week. Starting today, students can register for thousands of free Hour of Code sessions available at all Apple Store locations worldwide. The sessions will begin December 1st and run through 14th.
To help prepare and develop students for the workforce, the company unveiled new Advanced Placement curriculum and App Development with Swift certification.
Apple has been pushing coding in education for years. This will be the sixth year the company has hosted its daily Hour of Code sessions in December. Apple also offers Kids Hour sessions, which make coding fun by learning to control connected robots. These sessions are available for kids ages 6 through 12.
Swift Playgrounds is available as a free download on the App Store for everyone. It’s available in 15 languages including English, Spanish, French, Chinese, and Japanese.
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