This program is fully funded through CS PD Week. Submit your priority registration by May 5, 2023!
Explore Technology's Impact on the World
Computer Science Principles (CSP) introduces students to the foundational concepts of computer science and challenges them to explore how computing and technology can impact the world. The AP Program designed AP Computer Science Principles with the goal of creating leaders in computer science fields and attracting and engaging those who are traditionally underrepresented with essential computing tools and multidisciplinary opportunities.
The Computer Science Principles Professional Learning Program includes 9 days of facilitation, curriculum guide, ongoing support, and stipends for each workshop day. During the 5-day summer workshop, participants will engage with the curriculum to prepare for the beginning of the school year, and discuss best practices and how to create a supportive classroom.
During the academic year workshops, participants will experience upcoming lessons in the curriculum before they teach them, connect with their cohort to share how their implementation is going, and discuss instructional practices to support them.
This year-long course can be taught as an AP or non-AP course. No prerequisites are required for students or for teachers new to computer science! In addition, Code.org’s curriculum is available at no cost, for anyone to teach.
During the summer of 2023, we are partnering with the Iowa Department of Education and Iowa AEAs to provide Computer Science Professional Development Week for Iowa Educators. CS PD Week will be June 12-16th at the University of Northern Iowa. Organizers are working to take away common barriers for this in-person event, including providing stipends, lodging and several meals during the week.
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Challenge and Explore
Students are introduced to the foundational concepts of computer science and challenged to explore how computing and technology can impact the world. More than a traditional introduction to programming, it is a rigorous, engaging, and approachable course that explores many of the foundational ideas of computing so all students understand how these concepts are transforming the world we live in.
Hear from Real Teachers
Join dozens of teachers like you for a fun, collaborative, and fully funded learning experience!
Engage your students with a wide lens on computer science by covering topics such as programming, physical computing, web development, design, and data. The course inspires students as they build their own websites, apps, games, and physical computing devices.
Interested in learning how to integrate science and computer science? Join us for our weeklong Project GUTS Professional Learning Program and learn how computational models can be used to think scientifically.
AP Computer Science A
Guide students through learning object-oriented programming using Java. Students take on the role of software engineers, and practice skills that are used in the field. The Code.org curriculum for CSA is designed for any high school student who wishes to continue their computer science education after completing an introductory course such as Computer Science Discoveries (CSD) or Computer Science Principles (CSP).
Expanded Learning Program
The Code.org Expanded Learning Program was designed to provide ongoing support and community engagement for teachers that have already participated in the Code.org Workshops (CS Fundamentals) or Professional Learning Program (CS Discoveries or CS Principles).
Artificial Intelligence PD
The IBM Artificial Intelligence (AI) Education experience was designed to give all educators the knowledge and confidence to bring foundational AI concepts into their K–12 classroom, regardless of their grade level or subject matter.
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