Below are a list of resources to extend and expand your student’s computer science education.
Useful for Parents and Enthusiasts
- Girls Inc (www.girlsinc.org)
- National Girls Collaborative Project (http://www.ngcproject.org/)
- Hopscotch (https://www.gethopscotch.com/) NYC startup to teach young kids to code. Has apps and online activities. One of the Hour of Code activities for younger kids.
- Scratch Day http://day.scratch.mit.edu/
- Girl Scouts Made with Code http://www.girlscouts.org/who_we_are/our_partners/initiatives/madewithcode/
Free iPad coding apps age range
Search the app store for:
Scratch Jr. (ages 5-7)
Daisy the Dinosaur (PK-K-1)
PS32 PTA After school
The PTA of PS32 always has after school coding classes. Visit the PS32 PTA After School page to see the latest offerings.
Sample PTA After School Class description:
Coding (GR 3-5)
Mondays, 1 hour
Ms. Leman – Children will continue to learn computer science skills in a format that’s fun and accessible. They will learn how to create code for their own programs and continue to improve their problem solving skills and build perseverance, while working through difficult tasks.
If you have any questions about resources or want ideas to further your student’s technology education or would like to volunteer for the PS32 tech committee, email firstname.lastname@example.org