Computer Science for Innovators and Makers (PLTW) (21015-CS)

Computer Science for Innovators and Makers (PLTW) (21015-CS)

Copyright: 2018

Virginia Assignment Code: CS8479

Suggested Grade Level: 7, 8

Duration: 9 weeks

Prerequisites: None

CTSO: TSA

Course Description:

Throughout the unit, students will learn about programming for the physical world by blending hardware design and software development, allowing students to discover computer science concepts and skills by creating personally relevant, tangible, and shareable projects. Only Project Lead the Way (PLTW) member schools with approved PLTW agreements are eligible to offer this course.

Contextual instruction and student participation in co-curricular career and technical student organization (CTSO) activities will develop leadership, interpersonal, and career skills. High-quality work-based learning (HQWBL) will provide experiential learning opportunities related to students' career goals and/or interests, integrated with instruction, and performed in partnership with local businesses and organizations.

Note: Project Lead The Way (PLTW) curriculum guides and course competencies are only available to PLTW-affiliated schools through agreement with PLTW. To obtain additional information, contact: Project Lead The Way, 3939 Priority Way South Drive, Suite 400, Indianapolis IN 46240. Toll-free: 877-335-7589. Online: https://www.pltw.org

Credentials, Course Sequences, and Career Clusters/Pathways can be found here:

https://www.cteresource.org/career-clusters/science-technology-engineering-and-mathematics/computer-science-for-innovators-and-makers-pltw/