Last school year, the Park City School District began exploring the mostly uncharted waters of teaching coding classes to elementary students. More than a year and a half later, the district is now reaping the rewards of implementing a program … READ MORE about Coding classes in Park City elementary schools see success – Bubba Brown, Park Record
BootUp partners with districts to create customized implementation plans to meet each district’s unique needs. Our long-term plans provide expert guidance and consulting to build a complete elementary coding program.
- Long-term on-site Professional Development
- District Consulting
- Customized Action Plan
- Curriculum Sequence
- On-site Coaching Support
- Communities of Practice
- Ongoing PLC Support
- Train-the-Trainer Programs for District Coaches
BootUp’s empowers teachers through long-term professional development, coaching, and mentoring.
Our Professional Development Facilitators prepare teachers to become confident and effective coding teachers by teaching computer science and computational thinking concepts, sharing pedagogical content knowledge, and supporting professional learning communities.
BootUp’s curriculum is designed for both novice and experienced elementary teachers and encourages creativity through project-based coding lesson plans.
Each project includes a variety of teacher resources embedded throughout the lesson. Our approach not only encourages depth of understanding through application of coding concepts across a variety of projects, but provides research-based suggestions for facilitating interest-driven coding classes.
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Kingsport City Schools began their “Computer Science (CS) for All” implementation program in 2016 when they were the recipient of a BootUp coding implementation grant funded by Emerald Data Solutions, the makers of BoardDocs. Kingsport City Schools, … READ MORE about Kingsport City Schools Gets BootUp