Big Ideas Fest Videos

Ali Partovi | Beyond the Hour of Code: Bringing Computer Science to the Classroom


Ali Partovi, co-founder of, recognizes that expanding computer science education requires first dispelling common myths. Through a wildly popular free online curriculum, school district partnerships, teacher education, and public policy advocacy, has had a key role in the vast expansion of public computer science education, bringing computer science to children of all socio-economic groups around the world.

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