Free Computer Science Classes with Code.org

New! - Computer Science Workshop for Administrators

Battelle partners with Code.org to expand access to computer science in schools across Ohio with an emphasis on increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities. It is our joint vision that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra. Join us:

  • To learn why all Ohio students should be learning Computer Science

  • To learn how to access Code.org’s high quality K-12 web-based curriculum which will forever be free to use and openly licensed under a Creative Commons license

  • To experience Computer Science through hands- on experience using Code.org course materials, teaching practices, and strategies from CS Fundamentals (Gr k-5), CS Discoveries (Gr 6-10) and/or CS Principles (Gr 10-12)

  • To collaborate with other administrators around equity and inclusion challenges in the field of Computer Science

  • For updates on current state policies around CS education This workshop is intended for K-12 School principals, instructional leaders, curriculum specialists, CTE directors, school guidance counselors, and/or other school administrators.

Class Type: Virtual (Zoom) | Prerequisites: None | Cost: Free

February 17, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Computer Science Fundamentals Intro Workshop

Code has developed an elementary school curriculum that allows even the youngest students to explore the limitless world of computing. This is a free one-day workshop for K-5 educators interested in teaching computer science, hosted by Code.org. This workshop will cover courses A-F and offer supplies needed to teach the course to students.

Class Type: Virtual (Zoom) | Prerequisites: None | Cost: Free

Part 1 - Thursday, February 11, 2021 | 6:00 - 8:30 PM

Asynchronous Work - Anytime Between Part 1 & 2

Part 2 - Thursday, February 18, 2021 | 6:00-8:30 PM

Computer Science Fundamentals Deep Dive Workshop

Developed for educators asking for more after completing the Introductory to Computer Science class, this 7-hour Deep Dive workshop provides teachers with a hands-on learning experience with other like-minded teachers. Teachers are given the space to work through the individual challenges in carefully crafted sessions led by experienced facilitators, most of whom were (and often still are) classroom teachers.

Through this workshop, educators will explore course materials, teaching practices, and strategies for continuing to teach CS Fundamentals.

Class Type: Virtual (Zoom) | Prerequisites: None | Cost: Free

Part 1 - Monday, February 22, 2021 | 4:00-6:30 PM

Asynchronous Work - Anytime Between Part 1 & 2

Part 2 - Thursday, February 25, 2021 | 4:00-6:30 PM