Here are some things you should do at least a few days before your Hour of Code with Bitsbox.
You won't be instantly transformed into a software programmer, but you will gain a little better understanding of what's going on with the apps your students are building.
It shouldn't take you more than half an hour, and typing them in yourself is a great way to familiarize yourself with the scope of the projects. Start by going to bitsbox.com/go and clicking Build Apps Now. If you want to know more about what the code actually does, take a look at our Code Translations.
Some school districts block unfamiliar websites for safety reasons. Go to bitsbox.com/go and click Build Apps Now. If you get an error message, ask your school's IT person to allow access to the following websites:
Introduce the following characters which are necessary for programming:
We've put together a step-by-step flow for each of four different age groups: