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Our resources page offers support and ideas during these challenging times for schools, families, and educators.

Resources

Online Resources for spring 2020

 

Here are many resources being shared and collected for those needing online content. Please be mindful of your district policies before signing up any students or sharing apps or sites that may conflict with district policies.

 

Are you looking for support for remote teaching? 

Watch our webinars or request PD support for your Local School System by emailing MCCE at usmd dot edu.

 

For AP(R) CS teachers -

Yes, there will be exams this year but they will be modified. Read more and get resources on the High School AP resource page

 

For other high school and middle school CS classes, there are many choices

Review these resources for an amazing collection of free resources especially for these challenging times.

 

Elementary resources

Visit our elementary resource page to learn about many excellent resources that can support instruction in many subject areas and also teach Cs concepts.

 

Do you need online meeting capabilities?

  • Zoom is offering free (extended time) Licenses for K-12 schools and
  • WebEx is offering unlimited access.
  • Google Hangouts also allows group meetings.
  • YouTube live is even used by the governor, and allows an easy way to archive recordings for later viewing.
  • See this ZDNet article for a comparison of many online resources.
  • Maryland school systems use a variety of online tools such as Canvas, which allow you to create interactive online classes easily, as well as others such as Schoology, Microsoft Teams and Google classroom. Have your school or district administrator request webinar support from MCCE if needed.

 

General online help, suggestions, and resources:

  1. This resource is constantly being updated with http://www.amazingeducationalresources.com/, join the FaceBook group for more info https://www.facebook.com/groups/445786889466638/.
  2. Article on integrating CS into your plans https://medium.com/csforall-stories/3-ways-to-integrate-computer-science-into-your-covid-19-planning-5720aecaa270
  3. CSTA curated resources for online teaching and teaching about coronavirus
  4. Education Accessibility for Students with Disabilities During COVID-19 Crisis' addresses and supports family members need for resources and tools for the 'ALL' learners during this worldwide pandemic. In the article are numerous resources and tools to help. Unfortunately, many of these resources and tools don’t represent the ‘ALL’ learner. We address how to support a parent who is transitioning to a teacher role with a child/student with a neurological difference.

FREE internet for families: 

Dianne O'Grady-Cunniff, dogrady at usmd dot edu
Director, Maryland Center for Computing Education

Dr. Megean Garvin, mgarvin at usmd dot edu
Director of Research, Maryland Center for Computing Education

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MCCE received initial support from the National Science Foundation, (MSP)2 Grant No. 0831970.