Accessible Hour of Code (AccessComputing News - January 2015)

Brianna Blaser, AccessComputing Staff


The Quorum link on Hour of Code, showing students coding.

Last December, students participating in’s Hour of Code could choose an accessible tutorial for the first time. Hour of Code is designed to provide a short introduction to programming to K-12 students and has had millions of participants since 2013. This year, the Hour of Code included a tutorial that utilizes the programming language Quorum. The tutorial is accessible for the visually-impaired and works with screenreaders.

By the end of Computer Science Education Week in December, over 7500 participants had completed the Quorum Hour of Code. Find the tutorial online at