Ogden Computer Science Pilot is a partnership between Ogden School District and the nonprofit, BootUp PD

Ogden School District Elementary Computer Science Pilot Receives $125,000

Ogden School District Elementary Computer Science Pilot Receives $125,000 The Ogden Computer Science Pilot is a partnership between Ogden School District and the nonprofit, BootUp PD. The pilot program has been funded at $125,000 by the Utah STEM Action Center, whose goal for the funding is to build K-12 computing pathways in Utah school districts. The 2017 legislature…


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Teach elementary students to code through interest-driven projects

Teach elementary students to code through interest-driven projects - Jared O’Leary, Ph.D Coding environments and curricula with puzzles and challenges often utilize engaging platforms which guide young coders to learn fundamental coding concepts and practices. These environments and curricula often progress from simple through complex algorithmic sequences with clearly…


Introducing Coding - Avondale Elementary School District, AZ

Avondale Elementary School District teaches coding to all K-8 students during the school day! In 2014, schools replaced an existing 40 minute typing and computer applications class with a new coding class. Since then, coding teachers have met weekly as a group. They are also supported by local BootUp Curriculum Developer, Jared O'Leary.


Cracking the code: Kingsport kids taking computer coding to the next level - WCYB

Cracking the code: Kingsport kids taking computer coding to the next level - WCYB by Samantha Zarek Monday, February 26th 2018 Kingsport, TENN. — Computer coding may sound like a difficult thing to learn, but Jefferson Elementary librarian Kristy Williamson-Jackson says it's actually quite simple when broken down. "Coding is nothing more than snapping blocks together to…


Code Read: In Kingsport schools, computer training starts early - TimesNews

Code Read: In Kingsport schools, computer training starts early - TimesNews RICK WAGNER • JAN 25, 2018 AT 12:31 PM rwagner@timesnews.net KINGSPORT — Blake Waterman is a technology blogger, and he writes about computer coding, among other things. “I’ve been doing coding for a couple of years now,” Blake said. “I started to blog a couple of months ago.” He’s also a…


Park City Students Learn How to Code - Park City Television

Park City Students Learn How to Code - Park City Television The Park City School District has teamed up with the Park City Education Foundation to prepare their students for a life in a world surrounded by computers by teaching them coding fundamentals from a young age. Published on Jan 5, 2018    


Davis School District amps up coding program for younger students - Deseret News

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…


From coding puzzles to interest-driven projects - CSforAZ

From coding puzzles to interest-driven projects - CSforAZ Author: Jared O’Leary Coding environments and curricula with puzzles and challenges often utilize engaging platforms which guide young coders to learn fundamental coding concepts and practices. These environments and curricula often progress from simple through complex algorithmic sequences with clearly defined…