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Success in Osage School District

A Case for Computer Science Education

In 2017, Osage participated in NewBoCo’s first cohort for both Computer Science Discoveries and Computer Science Principles. From there, they saw the engagement and impact students had from learning computer science, and started to expand their implementation to elementary school.
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Through funding and sponsored opportunities, by 2019, Osage began focusing on computer science integration into core content areas at each grade level to provide a tighter connection for students and improve engagement in all areas.

A masked teacher and students practice Osage County's new computer science curriculum
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Your district could be next!

Funding opportunities that are often available to districts or teachers to support computer science implementation include Iowa’s Computer Science Professional Development Incentive Fund, Iowa’s STEM Advisory Council’s STEM Scale-Up awardsArea Education Agencies, and the CSTA Iowa chapter.