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#CSK8 Podcast

When Twice as Good Isn't Enough: The Case for Cultural Competence in Computing

In this episode, Jared O'Leary unpacks Washington's (2020) paper titled "When twice as good isn't enough: The case for cultural competence in computing," which explores the five elements and six stages of cultural competence in relation to undergraduate computing programs.

#CSK8 Podcast

Discussing Computer Science in K-12 with Shuchi Grover

In this interview with Shuchi Grover, Jared O'Leary discusses the importance of having a variety of assessments in a CS class, why we need more research on computational thinking, why educators and scholars should read literature outside of the field, Shuchi’s new book titled “Computer Science in K-12: An A-To-Z Handbook on Teaching Programming,” and much more.

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Toward a Theory of Culturally Relevant Pedagogy

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Integrating CS and Technology with Laurie “Mrs. Geeky” Green

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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

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

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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