CS Discoveries

CS Discoveries (6-10)

Organization: URI / Code.org Regional Partner

Format: One year-long course OR six modules distributed in courses in 6-8th

Description: Introductory computer science course that empowers students to create authentic artifacts and engage with computer science as a medium for creativity, communication, problem solving, and fun.

Modules: Problem Solving, Internet, Programming, Design, Data, Physical Comp

Teacher Profile: No prior CS experience required

PD Profile: 5-day TeacherCon and four 1-day follow-up workshops during the school year; school year support

Cost to School: No cost for PD. $10/student for physical computing device.

Computer Access: Access for all students

Unique Benefits:

  • Access for all students.

  • No installed software.

  • All platforms (including chromebooks)

  • Stipend available for accepted RI educators