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Early Childhood STEM Education | Professional Development | Online PD | Computer Science | Tuesday, July 13

Professional Development Resources for Summer

This summer, if you’re looking for professional development resources or continuing education courses, we know you’re searching for new resources that will help you bring more value to your classroom — not just repeat the same concepts you’ve already mastered.

EiE Teaching Tips | Implementing EiE | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Computer Science | EiE for Families | Thursday, May 20

Supporting Students’ Social Emotional Needs During the Return to School In Person

As our students continue to return to their classrooms, educators everywhere are reporting that their learners are experiencing anxiety, have trouble concentrating and are struggling with their work. Supporting learners’ social emotional needs has always been important but, after the disjointed last year, the need to tune in to these elements of their education is all the more essential.

EiE Teaching Tips | Implementing EiE | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Computer Science | EiE for Families | Monday, May 17

7 Research-Based Classroom Strategies for Teaching Computer Science (CS)

Research-backed strategies for teaching CS: 

1. Provide visuals. Support student understanding with visual examples, instructions, and explanations. Start with lots of scaffolding, and gradually remove it as students progress.  

→ Classroom Application: Download EiE’s free Coding Block Reference Sheet for Scratch Use this visual resource to support all students, especially English Language Learners, as they solve problems, collaborate, and learn new CS vocabulary. 

EiE Teaching Tips | EiE Research Results | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Computer Science | Thursday, April 1

Makes Our Computer Science Essentials™ Curriculum So Essential?

At EiE, we know you need more than a basic curriculum to meet the diverse needs and interests of your students. That’s why we’ve developed our Computer Science Essentials units for grades 1-5. Bring together engineering, science, computer science and math with units specially designed for maximum impact.

Assessment | EiE Teaching Tips | Create a Generation of Problem Solvers | Computer Science | Tuesday, March 30

What Does Computer Science Success Look Like?

As educators, we’re always looking for ways to measure our learners’ success beyond test scores. In Computer Science, it can be especially difficult to differentiate between students just using computers and students actually understanding fundamental concepts. When you evaluate your students’ CS proficiency, remember to take these things into consideration:

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