Can Elementary Computer Science be Equity’s New Language?
Get access to the full video and learn what it takes to build equitable computer science programs in your district.
Why teach computer science?
As the popularity of coding grows, the equity gap is growing even faster. Fortunately, the solution is one click away. Through long-term professional development, BootUp trains teachers to empower all elementary students as they become creators, collaborators, communicators, and real-world problem-solvers.
BootUp coaches teachers to engage students through easy-to-use, block-based programming languages (Scratch and ScratchJr) and lessons that include interactive stories, games, music, and more. With BootUp, computer science is elementary for all.
No coding experience necessary!
BootUp Support Overview
Our professional development combines workshops for instructional coaches and teachers who teach K-6.
On-site or virtual support for teachers encompasses in-person model teaching and coaching, practice sessions, and planning.
Instructional Coach Course
Instructional coaches take on facilitation and coaching responsibilities as they work through the Instructional Coach Course.
In-person, Virtual, or Hybrid
We understand the new dynamics the pandemic has brought to districts. That's why, we've modified our professional development offerings to work in person, virtual, or hybrid setting without compromising quality. Districts can ensure the safety of their students and staff, and start teacher professional development program no matter where they are.