Bring Dance Party creators to your classroom during Hour of Code

Mark your calendar for livestreams from, Microsoft, Google, and more.
3 min readNov 28, 2023

Already planning an Hour of Code celebration with Dance Party: AI Edition and Minecraft Hour of Code: Generation AI? Take your event to the next level with livestreams from, Microsoft, Google, and more during Computer Science Education Week, Dec. 4–10, 2023.

In the 30-minute livestreams, you can meet the creators of Dance Party: AI Edition (including cofounder and CEO, Hadi Partovi!) and engage them in a fun Q&A session. These webinars are free and open to the public — anyone can watch the livestream! Plus, if your school has registered a whole-school Hour of Code event on, you could win the chance to ask a question yourself or even get a shoutout from the livestream host.

Livestream schedule:

Monday, December 4
8:30 am PT / 11:30 am ET
Erik Dillaman
Curriculum Content Developer
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Tuesday, December 5
10:00 am PT / 1:00 pm ET
Samantha Schwartz
Senior Product Manager
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Wednesday, December 6
11:00 am PT / 2:00 pm ET
Emma Wingreen
Curriculum Content Developer
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Thursday, December 7
9:00 am PT / 12:00 pm ET
Hadi Partovi
Cofounder and CEO,
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Friday, December 8
9:30 am PT / 12:30 pm ET
Melissa Toohey
Professional Learning Manager
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Our partners at Microsoft and Google are also holding live events during Computer Science Education Week.

Dec. 6: Drop Everything and Code
Connect with Microsoft to explore the Minecraft Hour of Code: Generation AI lesson alongside Minecraft experts and streamers. Teachers need no prior experience with Minecraft Education; just stream this live event in your classroom, and let your students dive in and play along.

Dec. 7: Careers in Coding featuring NASA
Minecraft and Flip will host robotics technologist Kamak Ebadi from NASA’s Jet Propulsion Lab. to share his incredible journey, from a 14-year-old dreaming of NASA in Iran to working with the renowned space agency. He will also discuss the power of coding in shaping future careers!

Engage your class with live experiences from Google, including a coding lesson, foundational AI activity, and career discussions with Google employees and developers. Whether you want to create your own Google logo or discover AI in daily life, there’s an option for your class. See the schedule and register here.

We can’t wait to see what your classrooms create during CSEdWeek! Share photos and videos with us using #HourOfCode!

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