Here is the flyer for encouraging students to sign up for Exploring Computer Science. You can also urge your counselors to place students in this excellent class.
Exploring Computer Science will be in 58 schools during the 2014-2015 school year! Click here to see if your school already offers the course.
If you are an interested student or parent, please contact us about getting ECS offered in your area.
June 23-27 and July 7-11, 2014.
This five-day workshop will be mandatory for all Utah ECS teachers teaching ECS during the 2014-2015 school year.
To sign up for one of these workshops, please fill out this form.
The Utah Exploring Computer Science Initiative is a CS 10K project funded through the National Science Foundation in Computing Education 21 (NSF-CE21 #1240977). We hope to support 100 Exploring Computer Science teachers in Utah by 2015.
The goals of the Exploring Computer Science course are to:
Recent articles about the ECS course include:
17 Utah schools will offer Exploring Computer Science in 2013-2014. These schools include charter schools and public schools in:
During the 2012-2013 academic year, we piloted the Exploring Computer Science course at:
Click here to learn how to get the ECS course added to your school district!
We are grateful to the National Science Foundation, their Directorate for Computer & Information Science & Engineering, their Division of Computer and Network Systems, and the Computing Education for 21st Century program for their support.