Standards Based Curriculum

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Standards Based Curriculum 2019-06-13T10:44:32+00:00

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

ISTE Standards

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/for-students

Computer Science Skills
  • Computing Systems

  • Networks and the Internet

  • Data Analysis

  • Algorithms and Programming

  • Impact of Computing

Visit CSTA for more information on Computer Science Concepts

https://www.csteachers.org/page/standards

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