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Code.org Teacher Applications

Mouse is thrilled to announce that applications for Code.org's Professional Learning Program for CS Discoveries (grades 6 - 10) and AP CS Principles (grades 9 - 12) are now open! As Code.org's exclusive Regional Partner in Eastern and Central New York State, Mouse is the only local training provider for these courses.

If you want to increase your skills in teaching how technology works and how students can take part in building it, both of these programs can launch or widen your school’s computer science course offerings with fantastic curriculum and professional learning for teachers of all backgrounds. No prior experience with computer science is required.

Program requirements:

  • Attending a five-day, virtual summer workshop
  • Attending four local one-day, virtual bimonthly workshops (on Saturdays)
  • Teaching the course during the 2020 - 2021 school year
  • Committing to the recruitment and enrollment of a diverse group of students in the course, representative of the school’s overall student population

Please email educators@mouse.org to submit an application.

Workshop Locations and Time

AP CS Principles

  • NY State: Monday August 2, 2020 - Friday August 9, 2020
    • 9:00 - 11:30 Face-to-Face Virtual Instruction
    • 11:30 - 1:30 Independent Work Time (asynchronous)
    • 1:30 - 3:30 Face-to-Face Virtual Instruction
    • 1 - 2 hours of homework per day (asynchronous)

CS Discoveries

  • NY State: Monday July 27, 2020 - Friday July 31, 2020
    • 9:00 - 11:30 Face-to-Face Virtual Instruction
    • 11:30 - 1:30 Independent Work Time (asynchronous)
    • 1:30 - 3:30 Face-to-Face Virtual Instruction
    • 1 - 2 hours of homework per day (asynchronous)

Please reach out to educators@mouse.org if you have any questions or would like more information about our professional development programs.

AP CS Principles

AP CSP is a higher level introductory course for 9 - 12 graders that introduces the foundational concepts of computer science while challenging students to explore how computing and technology can impact the world. Can be taught as an AP or non-AP class. Requires a full year to teach. Learn More >

CS Discoveries

CS Discoveries is an introductory computer science course for grades 6 - 10 that empowers students to create authentic artifacts and engage with computer science as a medium for creativity, communication, problem solving, and fun. Can be taught as a 1 or 2 semester course. Learn More >

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