Curriculum Resources

Grades 6-12

The CS and IT Education Week Team has complied resources to help our educators and families successfully participate in the Hour of Code™ and beyond. We have included a wide variety of free resources along with our team's recommendation to get you started. Let's start programming !

Middle School

High School

PBS Learning Media

Topic - Cyber Security, Internet

Time - 75 Minutes

Resources- Video, Discussion, Games


Educators looking to provide an more in-depth exploration of computer science may consider selecting the following curriculum:

Topic- Intermediate to Advanced Computer Science

Time- Varies depending on lesson

The Beauty and Joy of Computing-

Additional Resources for 6-12

RoboBlockly Application

Excellent block programming resources that includes videos and self guided instruction. This resource includes, Coding, Math, Science, Art opportunities to add computer science and computational thinking to your class!

Scratch Programming

Scratch Application

ScratchEd- Provides lesson plan ideas

TedEd provides informational videos along with interactive questions and discussion questions for educators looking to participate in the CS and IT education week without using a computer and device.

“The 'Hour of Code™'/'Hora del Código®' is a global initiative by Computer Science Education Week [] and [] to introduce millions of students to one hour of computer science and computer programming.”