2. Who is Code.org?
A public 501c3 nonprofit dedicated to bringing computer
science to every school, and increasing participation by
women and underrepresented students of color.
Producer of 100 hours of online curriculum taught in
100,000 schools worldwide.
Partner of 60 US school districts, including the 7 largest.
The organizer of the Hour of Code campaign.
4. Code Studio
Introducing Code Studio: Code.org’s free, open-source,
Already adopted by 100,000 teachers. 98% recommend it.
Include self guided videos with lectures by Bill Gates, Chris
Align and reinforce concepts and skill taught in Math, English
Language Arts, and Science standards.
5. CS Fundamentals: Computer Science for
Code Studio CS Fundamental’s curriculum is designed
for students in grade K-5.
Each course is ~20 lessons, ~40 minutes each
Course 1: for early readers, ages 4-6 (Grades K-1)
Course 2: for beginners, ages 6+ (Grades 2-3)
Course 3: for ages 6+ (Grades 4-5)
Blend of online tutorials with “unplugged” activities.
16. Exploring Computer Science
Human Computer Interaction
Introduction to the concepts of computing
Web page design
Introduction to Programming
Design programming solutions to a variety of problems
Computer and Data Analysis
Use computers to translate, process and visualize data
Build and program a robot
17. AP CS Principles – 2016-2017
1. Connecting Computing
2. Creating Computational
4. Analyzing Problems and
3. Data and Information
6. The Internet
7. Global Impact
18. AP Computer Science A AP Computer Science Principles
Curriculum is focused on object-oriented
programming and problem solving
Curriculum is built around fundamentals of
computing including problem solving, working
with data, understanding the internet, cyber
security, and programming
Java is the designated programming language Teachers choose the programming language(s)
Encourages skill development among students
considering a career in computer science and
other STEM fields
Encourages a broader participation in the
study of computer science and other STEM
AP assessment experience
• Multiple-choice and free-response questions
AP assessment experience:
• Two performance tasks students complete
during the course to demonstrate the skills
they have developed (digital artifacts)
• Multiple-choice questions (written exam)
26. District Partner
Marketing materials, etc.
Full district or K-5
Deadline October 31st
Aldine ISD – K-5
Dallas ISD – K-5
Grapevine-Colleyville ISD – K-5
Houston ISD – Full district
27. TACSE Statewide Meeting
October 14th, 6:00-9:00pm
Embassy Suites – Houston Downtown
Texas State Representative,
School Board Trustee in Houston ISD
Director of Community Affairs at Schlumberger
Chair of the Texas State Board