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Colorado Academic Standards: Computer Science Resource Bank

Overview: CDE's Computer Science Resource Bank contains a variety of materials for computer science educators, including standards, curricula, and materials for professional educator development as directed by H.B. 17-1884, Modern Technology Education in Public Schools.

Questions? Please contact Chris Summers, Computer Science Content Specialist, with any questions.


Ignite My Future in School

Free, online platform filled with real-world and relevant teacher lesson plans and other resources to integrate computational thinking across all core subjects. Created in partnership with Discovery Education, this robust set of resources are aligned to Common Core, CSTA, NGSS, etc. standards for Grades 6-8. Teachers across every K-12 subject area can easily ladder up or down content with relevant tasks for students.

TCS will offer virtual training for teachers each Thursday in April from 7-8pm EST. The overview will cover what computational thinking is, resources, and information about how to leverage content for online learning modules.


Type of Resource:

  • Curriculum
  • Organization or Association

Topic:

  • Computer Systems and Networks
  • Creativity
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data Structures
  • Programming
  • Sequence
  • Variables

Grade:

Free Resource!

Free

PD Resource

Professional Development

e-Learning Modules: Dig deeper into computational thinking with resources that are flexible to your schedule. These self-paced learning modules provide step-by-step teaching strategies and immersive situations designed to build comfort and fluency toward integrating computational thinking across the core curriculum. TECHademy Connect with districts across the country, leaders in transdisciplinary pedagogy and innovators working with computational thinking each and every day to solve problems in this one-of-a-kind professional development series. Webinars Experience the pillars of Ignite My Future In School through this dynamic webinar series. Each online event is designed to build confidence and understanding around key areas supporting computational thinking and transdisciplinary education. Webinars can be experienced live or watched at participants’ convenience in the archive.


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