Enroll your child in Pasco County’s first formal computer programming curriculum for students in grades K-5. Beginning in November 2014, Pasco eSchool will offer a free Programming 101 for elementary students using Tynker’s award-winning curriculum supported by a local Pasco eSchool teacher with programming expertise.
Our Coding Curriculum: OPEN TO ALL ELEMENTARY STUDENTS
Tynker is an online platform that easily and successfully teaches students how to code through the activities they already love: games and stories. Students learn the fundamentals of programming and design through Tynker’s intuitive visual programming language without the frustrations of traditional syntax. Tynker’s curriculum makes it easy to introduce computer programming to elementary students with lesson plans that foster a progression of skills grade by grade, providing the scaffolding needed to teach introductory to advanced programming concepts.
Coming Soon: Hour of Code: OPEN TO ALL STUDENTS
Join us for Hour of Code events during the month of December 2015. The Hour of Code grass roots movement that is a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify code and show that anybody can learn the basics. Computer Science helps nurture problem-solving skills, logic and creativity. By starting early, students will have a foundation for success in any 21st-century career path.
In the Spring term, Pasco eSchool will add Programming 201, the next course in the sequence of computer programming studies. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for updates about the release date for Programming 201.