Introduction to Teaching Computer Science Grades 4-12

Everything you need to know to teach an Intro Computer Science (CS) Class and become Certified to teach CS in Indiana.

Join teacherCODE for a 5 week online course "Introduction to Teaching Computer Science Grades 4-12". The course will focus on:

  • Computational thinking
  • The engineering design cycle
  • Algorithms and programming
  • Scratch programming and sample lesson plans
  • Classroom management in the CS classroom
  • Cyber citizenship
  • CS teaching certification guidance for the state of Indiana

This course is 15 professional development hours and is suitable for middle and high school teachers with or without a background in computer science.


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teacherCODE is a Computer Science professional development program for teachers with no previous computer science background. teacherCODE’s mission is to bring computer science to every classroom in America. We focus on three main areas: Computer Science Content, Computer Science Pedagogy and Computer Science Teaching Certification Guidance. We offer in-person bootcamps and online courses.


Course Curriculum


  Introduction
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  Week 1: Computational Thinking, Pseudocode and the Engineering Design Cycle
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  Week 2: Scratch Introduction, Algorithms and Debugging
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  Week 3: Scratch Applications and Sample Lessons
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  Week 4: Cyber Citizenship and Classroom Management in the CS Classroom
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Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and ends when you like! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish. We recommend finishing it in 5 weeks.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.

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