Full course description
Commitment: Proficiency-Based (estimated 6-8 hours per course)
Number of Semester Units of Professional Development Graduate Level Credit (non-degree applicable) from University of the Pacific: 1 unit
As educators, we strive to integrate technology into our instruction every day. But how often are we actually learning in an online setting? Now, we invite you to be a professional online learner and participate in SCCOE’s Professional Innovation Pathways. Each course and academy focuses on a unique digital theme, relevant research, and best practices of digital learning.
The impact of computer science in life continues to increase relentlessly, and education about computer science has not kept pace. While designed with K-5 educators in mind, this course will support anyone who wants to understand the California computer science standards, fundamental concepts, best practices, and how to start student computer science learning in the classroom.
This course is an introduction to Computer Science in education. Participants have explored the essential Computer Science student standards and competencies. Participants have explored key terms, strategies to implement Computer Science, and foundational concepts and practices from an interdisciplinary perspective. They have demonstrated competency in understanding the Computer Science standards relevant to their students and developing a lesson to support the standards.