Codio releases curriculum fully mapped to the CSTA Standards and K12 CS Framework

By Phillip Snalune on Feb 23, 2017 10:52:49 AM


Joint Press Release by Codio and Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) 

London, UK and Albany, New York 

Codio releases a full set of teaching resources mapped to the 2016 Interim CSTA Standards and K12 CS Framework. The new curriculum is integrated into the Codio resource platform designed for computer science education. The project was lead by Daniel Moix, a standing member of the CSTA Standards Committee. CSTA's mission is to empower, engage and advocate for K-12 computer science teachers worldwide. Codio's mission is to provide teachers with the resources and tools to help prepare students fo the digital economy. 

View our online demonstration by our Senior Education Manager, Jill Coddington. 

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Build a Music Player - New Project for Middle School

By Thomas Smith on Feb 3, 2017 1:41:22 PM

Making websites is fun, well at least I think so. When I was a teacher, I made sure to include a web development topic with my students ages 12-14, so that students had the opportunity to learn HTML and CSS. 

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New Codio curriculum maps to the K-12 CS Framework

By Freddy May on Nov 22, 2016 10:56:30 AM

 

Codio's new K12 CS-mapped curriculum:

Back in July 2016, we announced our partnership with the CSTA giving teachers across the USA free access to the Codio platform for professional development purposes. We are now delighted to make another major announcement.

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Professional Development: Structured choice = happy [engaged, productive, inspired] student

By Eliza Griscom on Nov 3, 2016 1:14:45 PM


 How’s this for a thought?  The more choice one offers their students, the happier their students are. Infusing student choice into one’s classroom is something educators have long discussed, and one key element is also being sure to structure those choices so they also always work for YOU, the teacher, as well.

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Five Python Coding Challenges For You and Your Students

By Thomas Smith on Oct 11, 2016 3:44:57 PM

Teaching Computer Science can be difficult, especially if it’s not your first subject and you have little, if any programming experience.
This also makes the task of conceiving ideas to allow your students to develop their skills difficult. In an effort to help you, I have collated five “coding challenges” that you can offer to your students. They are suitable for those learning to program for the first time.

Did you know? These challenges are available right now on Codio. With a Codio subscription (or free trial), you can take advantage of our classroom management features and share these challenges with your students quickly and easily. As a teacher you will also get to see a solution to each challenge and recommendations for extension tasks.

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