Useful Articles and Guides for Teachers

Computer Science K-8: Building a Strong Foundation Special Issue (CSTA)



Computational Thinking: Leadership Toolkit


Computational Thinking: Teacher Resources



Computational Thinking: A Problem-Solving Tool for Every Classroom


Computational Thinking Examples Across the Curriculum Chart


Bringing Computational Thinking to K-12: What is Involved and What is the Role of the Computer Science Education Community? (Informative Article)



Technology Standards

State of TN Computer Technology Standards
http://tn.gov/education/article/computer-technology-standards

International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards
Standards for Students
http://www.iste.org/standards/iste-standards/standards-for-students
4 Strands: Creativity and Innovation; Communication & Collaboration; Research and Information Fluency; Critical Thinking, Problem Solving, & Decision Making
ISTE Standards Implementation Wiki
http://nets-implementation.iste.wikispaces.net/home

Computer Science Teachers Association

http://csta.acm.org/
"The Computer Science Teachers Association is a membership organization that supports and promotes the teaching of computer science and other computing disciplines. CSTA provides opportunities for K–12 teachers and students to better understand the computing disciplines and to more successfully prepare themselves to teach and learn."
CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards

CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards: Mapped to Common Core State Standards for Mathematical Practice


Partnership for 21st Century Skills: Essential Skills for Success Sample CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards