GameSalad’s PBL-based curriculum teaches core concepts of computer science through game development. Each unit, or module, covers one or more topics and features a specific game genre or mechanic, providing maximum flexibility to design a program of study that meets students’ needs. Each unit includes a detailed student guide and educator guide; video walkthrough; educator lesson plan and schedule; project checklist and evaluation rubric; assessment and answer key; example final game projects; and art and sound assets.
Across the world, equity and accessibility have become two of the thorniest issues districts face as they continue to offer learning in remote and hybrid learning environments. In the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, some states delayed online learning because they realized all students could not access it.
The NEA Foundation’s Envision Equity Grants provide educators across the nation with opportunities to lead an equity-focused reimagining of public education, encouraging students’ love of learning and the best possible educational experience for every child.
Registration for the 2021–2022 season is now open for all FIRST programs—preK–grade 12. Project-based, hands-on FIRST programs introduce students to engineering and coding in an engaging, inclusive, and creative classroom or afterschool learning environment where students work collaboratively to solve an annual robotics challenge.