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The ACT Report: Action to Catalyze Tech, A Paradigm Shift for DEI

In this episode Jared O'Leary unpacks Catalyze Tech Working Group’s (2021) publication titled “The ACT Report: Action to Catalyze Tech, A Paradigm Shift for DEI,” which provides suggestions for businesses that would like to improve DEI in ways that are relevant to CS organizations and educators.

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Performing Algorithms: Weaving as Promising Context for Computational Learning

In this episode, Jared O'Leary unpacks Keune’s (2022) publication titled “Performing algorithms: Weaving as promising context for computational learning,” which explores weaving as a potential practice for exploring computer science concepts.

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BootUp Helps Close Digital Divide with Proven, Equitable Computer Science Initiatives to School Districts Throughout Iowa

Funds from the Iowa DoE will provide BootUp PD's K - 5 professional development and support for comprehensive and sustainable computer science initiatives


BootUp PD Launches Search for New Executive Director

Change in leadership follows the tenure of Clark Merkley, who helped establish BootUp as its first Executive Director

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Expanding Computer Science with Physical Computing in Chicago with BootUp!

No stranger to computer science, Chicago Public School (CPS) teachers had the opportunity to play all while learning coding principles! Elementary and middle school teachers experienced an engaging learning session back in early September with BootUp Professional Development (PD) facilitators, thanks to the renewed partnership with Amazon Future Engineer.

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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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