Educators who joined the 2018-19 Computer Science Cohorts will continue to engage in learning new pedagogy, curriculum, and instructional practices during the quarterly workshops for Computer Science Discoveries (Grades 6-8), Exploring Computer Science (Grades 9-12), and Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles (Grades 9-12). Please see the quarterly cohort follow-up dates below:
August 25, 2018
October 20, 2018
January 26, 2019
March 16, 2019
If you are interested in joining a 2019-2020 cohort, the online application will be accessible through Code.org and will open in January 2019. If you have any questions, please contact Dawn Guest-Johnson at email@example.com.
LAUSD Celebrates CSED Week
During the week of December 3 - 9, 2018, the District will participate in the celebration of Computer Science Education Week (CSEdWeek), a global movement focused on inviting students to computer science through an Hour of Code. Will you be organizing a school site event in honor of CSEDWeek? If so, please fill out this form (http://bit.ly/csedweeklausd), so we can promote your event in the Instructional Technology Initiative (ITI) Newsletter and the LAUSD Computer Science Education website. For more ideas on how to organize an Hour of Code, please visit https://csedweek.org/.
California State K-12 Computer Science Standards
The California State Board of Education approved the first ever California K-12 Computer Science Standards in September 2018. To learn more about the adoption, review the following article: https://www.cde.ca.gov/nr/ne/yr18/yr18rel56.asp. To view the California K-12 Computer Science Standards, see the following link: https://www.cde.ca.gov/be/st/ss/computerscicontentstds.asp.
California State Computer Science Strategic Plan
The California Computer Science Strategic Implementation Plan was open for public comment from October 1, 2018, through November 9, 2018, at 3:00 pm (PST). For more information on this document, please visit: https://www.cde.ca.gov/pd/ca/sc/cssip.asp.
ISTE Standards For Students
The ISTE Standards for Students are designed to empower student voice and ensure that learning is a student-driven process of exploration, creativity and discovery no matter where they or their teachers are in the thoughtful integration of ed tech. There are seven modules for students.
CS Education Week in LAUSD