Welcome to the CSK5 National Summit New York Breakout! Visit the links below to view our presentation, information about CS certification and standards, and opportunities for training.
BootUp is dedicated to empowering elementary teachers and students through computer science and creating equitable computer science programs in underrepresented and underserved communities. Since 2015, BootUp has worked with almost 477 elementary schools impacting over 150,000 students, providing in-person professional development, coaching, and resources that prepare teachers to facilitate coding, computational thinking, and computer science instruction. Learn more here.
The Software Engineering Program Junior (SEPjr) is a high-quality computer science program for kindergarten through fifth-grade students that balances rigorous and meaningful direct instruction with open-ended creative computing. CS4All also has Integrated CS Units for grades K-2 and 3-5. All CS4All Elementary curriculum is posted publicly on the Blueprint website:
NYSED has awarded grant funds to 17 groups to assist in the professional development of K-8 teachers in their knowledge and expertise of the NYS Computer Science and Digital Fluency Learning Standards that were adopted in December 2020. Find a Smart Start project near your school here:
NYSCATE offers self-paced professional development with CTLE hours for educators on the NYS K-12 Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards, including all the strands of the standards and ideas for integration into art, ELA, math, and science classes.
The Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) understands that teaching computer science is hard. That’s why our dedicated team and teacher-led Board of Directors has focused on creating a strong environment to support K–12 educators. It's free to join:
Learn how K-5 teachers can learn about the new standards and develop confidence teaching computer science in elementary classrooms.
The NYC DOE has been implementing K-5 computer science programs at scale with teachers since the SEP Jr. (Software Engineering Program Junior) program launched in 2015.
Young students appreciate the opportunity to learn about computational thinking and how they can participate in learning cool computer science like "the big kids". Mrs. Harp has been teaching young students Computer Science using age-appropriate and fun resources for 10 years. Come. learn and share your experiences!
Paul Cardettino, the Coordinator of Education Technology Policy at NYSED gives New York State computer science education updates about New York's K-12 Computer Science and Digital Fluency Standards, CS Certification processes and requirements, the SOCE, and more. Watch until the end for a comprehensive Q&A session.