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BootUp Professional Development to Participate in 2021 AASA National Conference on Education

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

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Considering Leisure in Education with Roger Mantie

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.

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Amazon Funds Computer Science Education

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Amazon Funding Computer Science Education for 11 Elementary Schools in Pendergast District Schools Benefitting More Than 1,650 Students

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.

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Eliminating Gender Bias in Computer Science Education Materials

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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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