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A Chat With Jacqueline Olliges from Amazon Future Engineer

We sat down with Jacqueline Olliges from Amazon Future Engineer to discuss the Amazon Future Engineer + BootUp PD Computer Science Elementary Sponsorship, the importance of computer science education, advice for school districts who want to bring computer science to their schools, and much more!

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Amazon Funding Computer Science Education For All 154 Elementary Schools in Dallas Independent School District, Benefitting More Than 78,000 Students in Need

Funding from Amazon Future Engineer delivers teacher professional development and curriculum from BootUp – a nonprofit specializing in elementary school education, focusing on computer science concepts, practices, and standards for teachers and students

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Amazon Partners With Prince George’s Schools to Fund Elementary School Computer Science

Amazon and BootUp are teaming up with Prince George’s County Public Schools to fund computer science education at 132 elementary schools throughout the county.

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Lessons Learned Researching Computational Thinking with Stacie Mason and Peter Rich

In this interview with Stacie Mason and Peter Rich, we discuss recommendations for introducing and integrating computational thinking in the classroom, the importance of contextualizing computational thinking within coding practices, peer and family influence on learning to code and to think computationally, lessons learned by researching coding and computational thinking, our perspectives on whether computer science and coding should be a mandatory subject, and much more.

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I Can't Breathe

Rather than listen to this week’s planned unpacking scholarship episode, please take the time to learn from the anti-racism resources in the show notes, then share and respectfully discuss them with others.

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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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