All the latest updates, podcasts, tools, and online guides to help facilitate your computer science classroom experience, in-person or online.
Students from Hospers Elementary and Orange City Elementary will be spotlighting their coding projects and how they integrate into the curricula and their unique passions
Last week, representatives from Dallas ISD, Amazon, and BootUp PD, joined by Texas Sen. Nathan Johnson, surprised four students with $40,000 scholarships during a celebratory computer skills-focused visit to Everette L. DeGolyer Elementary School.
In this interview with Ruthe Farmer, we discuss Ruthe’s perspectives on feminism in education, Ruthe’s journey through tech inclusion entrepreneurship, finding ways outside of the classroom to have an impact on education, Ruthe’s work with the Last Mile Education Fund, and so much more.
In this episode Jared O'Leary unpacks Tshukudu et al.’s (2021) publication titled “Teachers’ views and experiences on teaching second and subsequent programming languages,” which “understand computing teachers’ views and practices on the use of transfer strategies in teaching second and subsequent programming languages” (p. 297).
In this interview with Addison Lilholt, we discuss Addison’s DREAM job, the importance of students having fun through meaningful learning experiences, lessons learned from remote teaching, the importance of mental breaks when learning/teaching, recommendations for getting started with CS, the intersections of CS and environmental sciences, creating an arcade cabinet to explore engineering and CS, being open about iterating on abilities as an educator, and so much more.
In addition to the integration suggestions in our lesson plans and our discussion forum, our Scratch account has several studios that demonstrate the potential for integrating projects with Scratch.
Use this document to quickly access all of our ScratchJr and Scratch lesson plans and coder resources.
This spreadsheet is a curated list of more than 100 unplugged lesson plans and resources for elementary coders.
Our Moodle Lesson Ideas and Resources is curated by fellow teachers and instructional coaches we've worked with.
Join in on the conversation with colleagues and peers about all things computer science!
We’ve compiled some resources to help districts, teachers, and families cope with the rise of school closures around the nation.