Most kids play computer games, use mobile apps and other kinds of software, and visit websites regularly. But the funny thing is, while most know a lot about using software, very few know how to use code to make their own games and apps. That's especially true in Mississippi, where very few kids have any opportunity to learn about coding at school or at home. We built this site to encourage kids throughout Mississippi to learn how to be creators of technology, not just users of it. Coding is fun, creative and an extremely useful skill to have these days. Tell your friends, family and teachers that kids do code in Mississippi!
Kids Code Mississippi is calling on all Mississippi legislators and elected officials to participate in the Hour of Code, this week (December 5-11), in recognition of Computer Science Education Week. The Hour of Code is a global event to highlight the importance of computer science education. It is the largest learning event in history with over 150,000 registered events […]
It’s that time again! Kids Code Mississippi is launching our annual Innovation Month Contest. This year, we’re focusing on “FinTech” (Financial Technology). The details of the 2016 contest are as follows: WHO CAN PARTICIPATE? This contest is open to all Mississippi classrooms in grades 6-8. We ask that the project be worked on in a […]