Category: Computational Thinker

Code.org and Clever for K-5 Students

Issaquah students using Clever will have access to their Code.org account without another log-on to remember, and teachers no longer have to add each student to their sections name by name. When you set up your sections, in just a few clicks, your roster of students set up in Clever is automatically added to the ...

Elementary Computer Science Project

Through the integration of computational thinking learning experiences into core content areas, students will gain experience with the problem solving skills that are the underpinning of computer science – providing an opportunity for all students to see themselves in this ever-growing field. Preparations are being made for the second cohort of the Elementary Computer Science Project and ...

Computational Thinking Book Study

You will learn what Computational Thinking and Computer Science is, why it is important, and how it fits into your larger curriculum.

Web Chat With Us on Friday!

Issaquah classrooms are invited to join us this Friday to chat with Computer Science students and professionals via Zoom Meeting. The Educational Technology department is hosting 20 minute sessions where students can ask questions and interact with people learning or working in the field of Computer Science. If you would like to sign-up your class ...

Computer Science Education Week

This week (December 4-8, 2017) is Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek) This annual program is dedicated to encouraging K-12 students learn about and become aware of computer science and its role in their lives. Begun by the Computing in the Core coalition, Code.org has grown CSEdWeek over the last few years and is now supported ...

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Happy Halloween and Creepy Coding

Do you have a Code Studio whiz kid in your class? If so, they may enjoy the new spooky Special Levels. Just in time for Halloween! Click here to try it out for yourself! There is a bit of math involved with this puzzle, students should know area of a circle or be ready to ...

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K-5 Computer Science Fundamentals from Code.org

Code.org believes that every student should have the opportunity to learn computer science, and that the reasons are far more varied than simply having a strong resume. Critical thinking, logic, persistence, and creativity help students excel at problem-solving in all subject areas, no matter what their age. Teachers interested in learning more may sign up for ...

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Hour of Code adds Minecraft module

This week, Code.org announced that they have partnered with the folks behind Minecraft to create a Minecraft module for Hour of Code. Your guide is Jens, the lead programmer behind Minecraft. You get to choose between coding Alex or Steve (your students will know why that’s cool.) This module teaches code similarly to the Star ...

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The Force Is With Hour of Code This Year

Hour of Code is an annual celebration of computer programming. It is a chance for teachers to bring computer science into the classroom, in a way that engages and introduces students to the joys and challenges of computer programming. For a week each year, Code.org partners with school districts and teachers across the country to do ...