Coding Your Story, a Panel Discussion

ScratchJr  is the perfect platform for pre-reading students to compose and share stories of their own understanding. In this presentation we are sharing how teachers can adapt...

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Invitation to Innovation, Episode 13

On April 16, 2015 I was speaking at the CUESF Bridge to Innovation conference at Marina Middle School, constructed in 1934, about ideas published in 1938 that we still have not...

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Programming to Learn to Read Episode 12

Hello, I am Sam Patterson and this is Beyond The Hour of Code, a podcast dedicated to helping teachers use programming and creative self-expression in the learning experiences...

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Ep11: Code to Learn Social Skills

Hello, I am Sam Patterson and this is Beyond The Hour of Code, a podcast dedicated to helping teachers use programming and creative self-expression in the learning experiences...

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STEM Robots: Ep10 Beyond the Hour of Code

Hello, I am Sam Patterson and this is Beyond The Hour of Code, a podcast dedicated to helping teachers use programming and creative self-expression in the learning experiences...

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Innovation and Robots: Ep9 Beyond the Hour of Code

Hello, I am Sam Patterson and this is Beyond The Hour of Code, a podcast dedicated to empowering  teachers use programming and creative self-expression in the learning...

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About Me

Thank you for visiting BeyondTheHourofCode.com. I put this site together to support my book Programming in the Primary Grades, Beyond the Hour of Code.

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The Book

Programming in the Primary Grades: Beyond the Hour of Code is a handbook to capture the engagement and empowerment of the hour of code to support content area learning.

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Bring us to Your School

Do you love the idea of programming to learn? Would you like to launch Programming to Learn school or district wide?

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