FARMINGTON — The Davis School District has received a $207,255 STEM Action Center grant to teach coding skills to all elementary school students and increase computer science opportunities for junior high students. Thirty-three elementary schools … READ MORE about Davis School District amps up coding program for younger students – Deseret News
Now, Coding is Elementary.
All Students Should Learn to Code
Introducing Coding into KCS
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 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.
In The News
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