Los Altos School District in Los Altos, San Francisco Bay Area, California offers all 6th graders a weekly C-STEM program. cSTEM teaches Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) subjects through the 3 C’s – Creativity, Collaboration and Computer Science.
Students learn the critical digital age skill of computational thinking through computer programming using MIT’s Scratch programming language.
Approximately 500 sixth graders across 7 schools attend the weekly program.
Based on ISTE’s NETS.S and ACM K-12 Computer Science Model
ISTE Presentation Handouts
Twitter #isteScratch (discussion of ISTE12 session)
Articles on creativity and programming