All the latest updates, podcasts, tools, and online guides to help facilitate your computer science classroom experience, in-person or online.
COVID has created some interesting challenges for assessing student progress and completed work in remote learning contexts. Prior to COVID, discussions on assessment in education often describe summative assessments as a product-oriented assessment of learning, formative assessments as a process-oriented assessment for learning, and ipsative assessments as a self-reflective assessment as learning (Manitoba Education, 2006; Scott, 2012).
Non-profit will Showcase K-5 Program Success and Expansion of Computer Science Curricula into Leading Districts, including Chicago PS, Dallas ISD, Prince George’s County PS and Shelby County SD
In this interview with Roger Mantie, we discuss the importance of leisure for self preservation, problematize the single focus of education for workforce readiness, discuss the importance of focusing on happiness and wellbeing, explore discourse in education and around leisure, and much more.
Amazon is working with BootUp PD, a non-profit professional development provider specializing in elementary school education, to bring computer science to each school. BootUp PD’s professional development sessions provide teachers with the tools they need to bring engaging coding lessons to their students both on-screen and in-person.
Pendergast District announced that Amazon is funding computer science education and teacher professional development, with the help of BootUp PD, for 11 elementary schools in the district, impacting more than 1,650 students from underserved communities and groups currently underrepresented in tech as part of its Amazon Future Engineer program.
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.