Friday, December 13, 2013

A Favorite from Shakira!

I posted earlier this week about my students taking part in the HOUR OF CODE--an event to get millions of students around the world to code.

I took a photo of some of my students, proudly displaying their participation certificates from Code.org, and tweeted it with the hashtags #HourofCode and #teachHOC.

A few minutes later were thrilled to learn that one of the celebrity endorsers of the event, the one and only Shakira (@ShakiraSpace), had favorited our tweet. My students were thrilled and felt connected to the global community. What a wonderful feeling for my rural students. Kudos to Hadi Partovi (@hadip) and everyone at Code.org for their amazingly successful event!

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