Computer Science Month

Computer Science Month 

December is Computer Science Month! Computer Science Education Month is an annual call to action to inspire K-12 students to learn computer science, advocate for equity in computer science education, and celebrate the contributions of students, teachers, and partners to the field.


Resources


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CS Modules From Code.Org

CS Connections modules are a structured series of lessons that integrate computer science learning into core subject areas like math, ELA, and science. These modules are aligned to standards across subjects and culminate in a cross-curricular project. See how computer science meets language arts, math, and more in our curriculum!

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Offline Coding

Computer Science At-Home

Programming is building the instruction through programming language for a computer to complete tasks for a desired output. Coding = following directions!

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Computer Science in Foundational

  • Every 21st century child should have a chance to learn about algorithms, how to make an app or how the internet works.
  • Use of CS in the classroom directly correlates with better test scores in math, reading and science.
  • A computer science major can earn 40% more than the college average.
    • $.58M lifetime earrings of a high school graduate
    • $1.19M lifetime earrings of a college graduate
    • $1.67M lifetime earrings of a computer science major

Did You Know?

  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the field of computer science is growing much faster than average at 16% growth per year. Computer scientists can work in a wide array of job titles, including: software developer, computer and information systems manager, computer programmer, web developer, and more.
  • Areas of computer science include programming, software engineering, information theory, algorithms, databases and graphics.