Intro to Computing and Data Science (9-12)
Format: 1 semester course
Description: This course introduces computer programming in an engaging, fun, creative way and provides the computational thinking skills of programming, algorithm development, simulation and data analysis that can be used in other classes, such as NGSS science classes.
Teacher Profile: No prior CS experience required
PD Profile: 5-day Summer workshop and four 1-day follow-up workshops during the school year; school year support
Cost to School: No cost for PD
Computer Access: Access for all students, no installed software, all platforms.
Concurrent Enrollment: Allowed
URI college credit via State concurrent enrollment program
Free course materials Alignment with Next Generation Science standards
Stipend available for accepted RI educators