At a Glance
SMCOE commits to providing all students in San Mateo County equitable access to quality computer science education, and recognizes that schools throughout our county represent a diverse teacher and student population with a wide range of strengths and needs.
Upcoming Professional Learning
March 23: Math Adventures with Python
Computer Science Community of Practice
The CS COP meets regularly at SMCOE with the goal of building a community of teachers, administrators, researchers, parents, and students. March 6th was a special Elementary Edition. April 3 will focus on High School, followed by Middle School on May 1.
CSEd Reading Group
All are welcome to join any meeting of our CSEd Reading Group, which meets Wednesdays 5-6pm at Cafe La Tartine in downtown Redwood City. Check here for this week's article.
Join our Slack group to share asynchronously at any time.
Computer Science Resources
Computer Science Strategic Implementation Plan: The California Department of Education has released recommendations about the who, how, and when of standards implementation.
2018 Computer Science Landscape Survey: SMCOE is attempting to keep track of all the CS programs on offer in our schools. If you have even partial information for a district, please fill out what you can, and pass the link on to the people in the know.
CS First: CS First is Google's free online Scratch curriculum for 3rd to 6th grade. Reach out to Dr. Thomforde for materials.