(Jessica Christian / S.F. Examiner)

SF preschoolers learn to code for Computer Science Education Week

A Pre-Kindergarten class at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School in San Francisco’s South of Market District got a lesson in computer programming Thursday, December 8, 2016 as part of Computer Science Education Week within the San Francisco Unified School District. Students were given a lesson on sequences and programs by Google engineer Carrie Grimes Bostock before programming their own robot to perform two-step directions by scanning blocks with different commands, essentially programming the robots themselves. Photos by Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner.

A student arranges block commands in a sequence before programming a small robot to perform two-step directions during a computer science class designed for pre-kindergarten students at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School in San Francisco's South of Market district Thursday, December 8, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

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A student arranges block commands in a sequence before programming a small robot to perform two-step directions during a computer science class designed for pre-kindergarten students at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School in San Francisco's South of Market district Thursday, December 8, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

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