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CSK8 - Dec 28

Understanding Women Modders Using the Serious Leisure Perspective

In this episode Jared O'Leary unpacks Trancred et al.’s (2020) publication titled “Understanding women modders using the serious leisure perspective,” which discusses a survey that investigated motivations for participating in modding practices among women.

BU 2020 Year in Review

BootUp 2020 Year in Review

This year, we've been busy adding new partnerships with Amazon Future Engineer, renewing our commitment to closing gaps in CS Education, and fighting for equity and inclusion inside and outside the classroom.

Scratch Packs

Scratch Packs: Integrating Personal Relevant Themes in CS

CSK8 - Abby

Suggestions and Considerations for District-wide Implementation with Abby Funabiki

In this interview with Abby Funabiki, we discuss the differences between for-profit and nonprofit CS education organizations, the importance and ability for nonprofits to collaborate with others, CS as the new digital divide, how to get started with CS implementation with limited or no extra funding, suggestions and considerations for district-wide implementation, and much more.

CSK8 - On methodolatry

On methodolatry

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Other Resources

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

Lesson Ideas and Resources

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

Check out the Ideas and Resources
Discussion Forum

Discussion Forum

Join in on the conversation with colleagues and peers about all things computer science!

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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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