Blog from CREATE: CSTA Reboots to Support Computer Science Educators

We live in a time of face-recognition iPhones, virtual reality experiences and artificial intelligence. Consider this: In 2011, only 10 percent of San Diego County high schools offered computer science courses to students. Fast forward to 2018, where 40 percent of area high schools have implemented computer science curriculum. To support and promote CS momentum […]

Univision Network featured Art Lopez!!

On December 17th, our esteemed CSTA president was featured on Univison Network. This was on an hour-long special educational program on STEAM with Satcha Pretto, anchorwoman for “Despierta America”; specifically the importance of Computer Science Education, the commitment and growth of the Computer Science program and AP Computer Science Principles in my district, nationally, regionally, and […]

Free CS Training July 15-20th!

From our friends at Bootstrap World: Free Computer Science Training, July 15-20th! By now, you’ve seen the announcement from the Infosys Foundation:“Infosys Foundation USA to Host FREE Computer Science Training for over 800 Public School Teachers in Summer 2018”.  Bootstrap will be there, and we’re training select teachers on our brand-new Data Science curriculum, for students in grades […]

CSUSM Women’s Hackathon

The California State University San Marcos will be hosting its semi-annual Saturday April 22nd, 2017 from 8:30 am to 8:30 pm ​Register Now ​The 12-hour semi-annual event is open to all female high school and college students, who will work collaboratively to design a website, game, or mobile app that addresses a selected real world challenge. Students […]

Computer Science Content Standards Development

The CDE, Instructional Quality Commission, and State Board of Education (SBE) are commencing the process for developing new California computer science content standards. Per California Education Code. Section 60605.4, “on or before July 31, 2019, the Instructional Quality Commission shall consider developing and recommending to the SBE computer science content standards for kindergarten and grades 1 […]