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Trans Voices Speak

In this episode Jared O'Leary unpacks Cayari et al.’s (2021) publication titled “Trans voices speak: Suggestions from trans educators about working with trans students,” which provides five suggestions from Trans educations on working with Trans students.

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BootUp PD 2021 Year in Review

This year, we've been busy strengthening our partnership with Amazon Future Engineer, renewing our commitment to closing gaps in CS Education, and expanding our reach into new territories.

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James Fester on What Works with PBL

In this interview with James Fester, we discuss using informal learning approaches within formal learning spaces, what makes a learning experience engaging, how James’ experience in the National Parks Service’s Teacher Ranger Teacher program informed how he taught in the classroom, unpacking nuances of project-based learning, debunking common misconceptions of PBL, and so much more.

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Here, Every Day is Native American Heritage Day

For Indigenous Studies and Computer Science (CS) instructor Wilfred Ferris III, showing pride in your identity and culture is part of what makes each of us an integral part of society. A proud member of the Shoshoni Tribe, Wilfred reflects on the importance of his identity and why it's essential for youth, and the world, to understand the beauty of Native American Culture.

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Broadening Gender in Computing for Transgender and Nonbinary Learners

In this episode Jared O'Leary unpacks Menier, Zarch, and Sexton’s (2021) publication titled “Broadening gender in computing for transgender and nonbinary learners,” which is a position paper problematizes the current lack of trans and nonbinary individuals in discourse around gender in CS education.

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Integration Studios

Integration Studios

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.

Scratch Studios
Complete List of Lesson Plans

Complete List of Lesson Plans

Use this document to quickly access all of our ScratchJr and Scratch lesson plans and coder resources.

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Unplugged Resources

Unplugged Resources

This spreadsheet is a curated list of more than 100 unplugged lesson plans and resources for elementary coders.

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Lesson Ideas and Resources

Our Moodle Lesson Ideas and Resources is curated by fellow teachers and instructional coaches we've worked with.

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Discussion Forum

Discussion Forum

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Remote Learning Resources

Remote Learning Resources

We’ve compiled some resources to help districts, teachers, and families cope with the rise of school closures around the nation.

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