If you are teaching computer science, you probably already know how understanding computing benefits all young people. But for the one in five children who have learning or attention issues like ADHD or autism, opportunities to learn CS may be limited. This is even more challenging in out-of-school learning where instructors may not have experience or training in addressing the special needs of their learners.
Perseverance has landed! You can use this exciting mission to inspire great learning activities in your afterschool program. We also want to highlight another great resource on Mars that comes from 4-H, the Mars Base Camp Challenge. The challenge includes four activities that explore engineering, computer science, and astronomy. You can download the curriculum for free or order the kit which includes enough materials for 12 youth to participate in the STEM Challenge.
Computer science is more than a discipline. It’s a passport for young people from all walks of life to achieve a high-paying career where they can contribute their creative gifts to the world. Click2ComputerScience is committed to equipping out-of-school time (OST) educators with what they need to facilitate engaging, hands-on computer science learning experiences.