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All the latest updates, podcasts, tools, and online guides to help facilitate your computer science classroom experience, in-person or online.

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Making Sense of Making: Defining Learning Practices in MAKE Magazine

In this episode, Jared O'Leary unpacks Brahms and Crowley’s (2016) publication titled “Making sense of making: Defining learning practices in MAKE magazine,” which is a content analysis that uses communities of practice as a framework for exploring maker practices evident within MAKE magazine.

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Suggestions for Starting or Expanding Your Program with Dianne O'Grady-Cunniff

In this interview with Dianne O'Grady-Cunniff, we discuss some suggestions for starting or expanding your program, as well as other topics for novice and veteran CS educators.

#CSK8 Podcast

Mindful Makers: Question Prompts to Help Guide Young Peoples' Critical Technical Practices in Maker Spaces in Libraries, Museums, and Community-based Youth Organizations

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AI4ALL, Curriculum Development, and Gender Discourse with Sarah Judd

In this interview with Sarah Judd, Jared O'Leary disscusses what Sarah learned both in the classroom and as a CS curriculum writer, the curriculum Sarah continues to develop for AI4ALL, advice and philosophies that can guide facilitating a class and designing curriculum, some of our concerns with discourse on gender in CS, my recommended approach to sustainable professional development, and much more.

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Talking About [Computer Science]: Better Questions? Better Discussions!

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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.

Check Out The Unplugged Resources
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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