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 in the district have volunteered to participate in this initiative during the 2017-18 school year, and the remaining 29 elementary […]
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 almost no other school system in the country offers. Abby McNulty, director of the Park […]
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, located in the Northeastern corner of Tennessee, has an overall ratio of 54% free or reduced lunch recipients, […]
Congratulations to our district partners, Avondale Elementary School District, Park City School District, and Kingsport City Schools for signing the CS for All Consortium District Pledge and committing to support the expansion of Computer Science to every K–12 student in the United States. See the pledge HERE and be sure to visit the CSforAll Consortium Website!
Last summer, it was announced that a local technology company, BoardDocs would finance a pilot coding program for the Park City School district’s first grade students. Now, nearly a year later, some 400 first graders have taken the first steps and the program will eventually be expanded from kindergarten through 5th grades. KPCW’s Leslie Thatcher […]