We Train Teachers to Empower All Students
Through long-term professional development, BootUp trains teachers to empower their students as they become creators, collaborators, communicators, logical thinkers, and real-world problem-solvers.
Our professional development facilitators prepare teachers to become confident and effective mentors by teaching computer science and computational thinking concepts, sharing pedagogical content knowledge, and supporting professional learning communities.
Every Child Should Learn to Code – and Your District Can Teach Them!
Coding should be elementary – everywhere. But today, many schools across the nation are not teaching their students an essential, creative, and collaborative literacy – the ability to code. Worse, even as the popularity of coding grows, the equity gap is growing even faster.
BootUp empowers all elementary students by immersing them in practical and imaginative curricula that extends beyond coding. Our professional development initiatives give students access to important 21st-century skills – particularly girls and underrepresented minority students. With BootUp Professional Development, now, coding is elementary.
BootUp gave me the confidence I needed to teach coding on the very first day. It’s a low floor with a high ceiling. You don’t have to know anything about coding to start. But once you do, the sky’s the limit.
James Leighton, Desert Thunder Elementary School - Avondale, AZ