In North Kingstown, coding in the classroom

Students at Stony Lane Elementary hone their tech skills through initiative, Hour of Code

NORTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. — A red bird flaps across the screen of Hannah McHaile's Stony Lane Elementary School laptop. With a quick switch of coding commands, the 10-year-old makes the fowl yellow and flying through snow-covered brick chimney stacks.
Scratch that, the bird now has to navigate through a sunset sky and floating green pipes. It's her game — and with delight, she tells it how to run.

Stony Lane is one of 25 Rhode Island schools participating in Hour of Code, a worldwide initiative by the nonprofit organization,, to increase student interest in coding and computer science. Local events are organized by Tech Collective, the state's information technology and bioscience industry association.

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