March 4, 2020

Jared O’Leary discusses the overall approach and philosophy behind BootUp’s professional development and curriculum. Jared also explains some of the educational philosophy behind the resources available in BootUp’s 100% free curriculum.

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“What about students who never would be exposed to coding? It has to be a core subject and it has to be done in elementary school.” Ari Ioannides, Founder and Board Treasurer

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Board Vice Chair and Director of Educational Innovation and Leadership, Constellations Center for Equity in Computing at Georgia Tech

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A Chat With Jacqueline Olliges from Amazon Future Engineer

We sat down with Jacqueline Olliges from Amazon Future Engineer to discuss the Amazon Future Engineer + BootUp PD Computer Science Elementary Sponsorship, the importance of computer science education, advice for school districts who want to bring computer science to their schools, and much more!

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As we continue to face these challenging times, here at BootUp we’ve compiled a list of ideas and resources to help make the transition to remote learning smoother and more effective. We understand this time of uncertainty raises many questions for teachers, students, and families alike, so we want to ensure this page will remain up-to-date with the latest resources to help support you during this transition period.

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Each lesson is uniquely designed for even the novice teacher, making it easily accessible to all who want to expand students’ knowledge of computer science. Now, more than ever, engaging with a curriculum created by an award-winning computer science educator will help build students’ confidence and provide invaluable skills for their futures.

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