New K-5 Program Workshops


Coming summer 2014 - will release three bands of computer science for the elementary school level:

  • Course 1: for early-readers, ages 4-6
  • Course 2: for beginners, ages 6+
  • Course 3: for ages 6+

These course experiences blend online, self-guided and self-paced tutorials with "unplugged" activities - lessons that teach computing concepts without a computer. Each level consists of about 20 lessons that may be implemented as one contiguous unit or one lesson a week for a semester. Each lesson may be implemented within a standard 30-45 minute period.

The courses have been designed for students of all ages and they reinforce math, science, and english education standards for elementary school students.

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Teachers, if you want to learn more:

Free, 1-day professional development workshops near you

Elementary school teachers will have the opportunity to attend one-day workshops that will provide training and support for teaching our K-5 curriculum. They are open to both general classroom teachers and content-area teachers (librarians, tech-ed teachers, etc).

These workshops will be run by's K-5 Affiliates nationwide. Approximately 100 affiliates will attend a summit this summer to prepare for local workshops as part of a 2014-2015 pilot program.

Sign up

Teachers, principals, and parents: Sign up to be notified when a list of local workshops is available (US only). In August, you will be able to search and sign up for specific workshops in your area.