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
Access for all students.
No installed software.
All platforms (including chromebooks)
Stipend available for accepted RI educators