The Institute for School Partnership is the designated provider of Code.org professional learning programs in Eastern Missouri and metro St. Louis This nationwide network supports efforts to expand access to computer science in K-12 schools.
Increasing computer science classes in St. Louis area schools is one strategy toward solving Missouri’s shortage of tech workers.
Though the Code.org partnership, the Institute for School Partnership offers curriculum and professional development to K-12 teachers.
Computer Science Fundamentals is a K-5 curriculum aligned
to computer science standards as well as relevant national Math,
ELA, and Science standards. Through these courses, students experience programming concepts, computational thinking, digital citizenship, and interactive story and game development.
Computer Science Discoveries is for 6-10 grace students and covers topics such as programming, physical computing, HTML/CSS, and data. Through CS Discoveries, students build their own websites, apps, games, and physical computing devices.
Computer Science Principles is designed for 9-12 grade students and can be taught as an AP course. This curriculum introduces students to the foundational concepts of computer science and challenges them to explore how computing and technology impact the world. Some of the topics covered in this course include: the Internet, Big Data and Privacy, and Programming and Algorithms.
Interested in bringing computer science to your middle school or high school? Apply for the Code.org Professional Learning Program at the ISP by visiting this link – https://studio.code.org/pd/application/teacher.
Questions? Contact Jaime Gilligan at firstname.lastname@example.org or 314-935-7170.