Middle School

Students’ middle years are pivotal in setting their career aspirations. We provide free curriculum and teacher training so all students can learn computer science and explore where a career in technology can lead.

Middle School Computer Science Course Options:

Choose between any of our sponsored providers to bring free, computer science learning to your school or district.


Code.org uses engaging tools, videos, and classroom-tested teaching methods that lower barriers to learning and encourage diversity and equity in the classroom. Over 50 million students have learned with Code.org and Code.org’s immersive professional learning program has prepared over 100,000 CS teachers.

Code.org offers multiple teacher training options to prepare teachers to teach their curriculum, no experience required. You can sign-up today!

Computer Science Discoveries is an introductory computer science course for 6 - 10th grade students. Mapped to CSTA standards, the course takes a wide lens on computer science by covering topics such as problem solving, programming, physical computing, user centered design, and data, while inspiring students as they build their own websites, apps, animations, games, and physical computing systems.
For a lightweight option that can be integrated as a unit in an existing technology or programming class, or as an after-school program, Code.org offers the 30-hour Express Course. This course covers all the core concepts from the elementary school curriculum Computer Science Fundamentals, but at an accelerated pace designed for students ages 10 - 18.

ProjectSTEM’s courses are designed to meet the needs of both students and teachers across a broad spectrum of experience and need, from building foundational skills and introducing core computer science concepts to more advanced and rigorous coursework.

ProjectSTEM offers multiple teacher training options to prepare teachers to teach their curriculum, no experience required. You can sign-up today!

CS Explorations 1 is an introductory course based on the MyCS Scratch curriculum that empowers students to engage with computer science as a medium for creativity, communication, problem solving, and fun. Through a series of real world scenarios, projects and challenges, students are introduced to foundational concepts that they will return to repeatedly throughout the course.

CS Explorations 2 is an introductory course based on MIT AI curricular resources for K-12 designed to help students explore AI and its far-reaching societal impacts in our world. The course is designed around engaging activities and learning units that integrates CS and computational thinking concepts with ethical design and responsible use, as students explore how these technologies can help solve problems and improve life for themselves and their communities.
CS Explorations 3 is an introductory CS course designed to support the transition from block-based to text-based programming in Python, through engaging learning units and projects that explores CS as a medium for creation including app design, LED art, music and more. Students also get a chance to explore innovative tools such as AppLab, the Micro:bit Python editor platform and the Earsketch music app, as a means for creative and social expression.
Teachers at title one schools that sign-up to use Amazon Future Engineer sponsored curriculum receive a paid Computer Science Teachers Association Plus (CSTA+) level membership for 1-year, gain eligibility for our Teacher Ambassador Fellowship Experience, Amazon Future Engineer Teacher and Classroom swag, and obtain first access and opportunities to pilot cutting edge career and computer science exploration offerings from Amazon Future Engineer.
Real World Exploration in Computer Science

Introduce your students to the careers of the future and the basics of computer science through short learning experiences.

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