Standards Based Curriculum

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Standards Based Curriculum 2019-01-29T16:10:33+00:00

iKidsCode takes state and national standards into consideration during curriculum construction and development.

ISTE Standards

https://www.iste.org/standards/for-students
In alignment with the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Standards for Students (2017), participants will become:

  • Empowered learners and digital citizens

  • Knowledge constructors

  • Innovative designers

  • Computational thinkers

  • Creative communicators

  • Global collaborators

See: https://www.iste.org/standards/standards/for-students

Common Core Standards

State and National Common Core Standards address a range of literacy and mathematical practices that promote sustained problem-solving, critical thinking, and creativity.

http://www.corestandards.org/
http://www.azed.gov/standards-practices/

Mathematical Practices (MP):

  • Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them

  • Reason abstractly and quantitatively

  • Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others

  • Model with mathematics

  • Use appropriate tools strategically

  • Attend to precision

  • Look for and make use of structure

  • Look for and express regularity in repeated reasoning

English Language Arts (ELA):

  • Reading Informational Text for key ideas and details

  • Craft and structure

  • Integration of knowledge and ideas

  • Write for a specific purpose and audience

  • Develop writing by planning, editing, revising, and rewriting

  • Use technology to produce and publish on the Internet and interact with others

ELA Speaking and Listening Standards:

  • Comprehension and collaboration

  • Presentation of knowledge and ideas

Arizona Computer Science Standards

Newly adopted standards highlight important concepts and subconcepts that will help students develop a foundation of computer science knowledge and approaches to problem-solving and critical thinking to become both ethical and responsible users and creators of computing technology.

http://www.azed.gov/standards-practices/arizona-computer-science-standards-dev/

Essential Concepts and Subconcepts:

  • Computing Systems

  • Networking and the Internet

  • Data and Analysis

  • Algorithms and Programming

  • Impacts of Computing