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Helpful Resources for CS Teachers

Resources ListUpdated 2/11/2021

Kansas Model Standards for Computer Science

Adopted by the Board of Education on April 16, 2019.

Professional Development Presentations Archive

Approaching the Computer Science Standards1.08 MBIntroduction to the Standards - slide deck
Approaching the Computer Science Standards videoUnknownLink to the video recording of me presenting the slide deck on approaching the CS standards for the first time
CS Implementations Road Show 2021542.05 KBSlide Deck of CS Implementation Road Show from Summer 2021
Deep Dive into CS Standards Part 1: Computing Systems837.30 KBWe look at the first category of computer science standards, Computing Systems in detail as to how they scaffold across grade levels/bands and how they might look in the classroom.
Deep Dive into CS Standards Part 2: Network and the Internet1,014.75 KBThis PDF is the slide show from the PD on Thursday, 10/29, discussing the second part of the computer science standards
Explore the Connections Art CS and Math2.30 MBThree KSDE consultants collaborate to demonstrate how to achieve math, art, and CS standards on the same topic: tessellations
Getting Started with Robots1.75 MBWe discuss the wide variety of educational robots that are on the market currently, including capabilities, appropriate uses, and rough advertised costs.
PBL in Computer Science Education slide deck729.13 KBSlide deck used for recording for Kansas Teaching & Leading Project site presentation on project based learning in CS education
PD in Computer Science Implementation261.98 KBSlide deck for PD given on 6/28/21 through Greenbush University
PD on Teaching Cybersecurity in High School464.45 KBPresentation slide deck, originally through Greenbush University
PD on Using Scratch to Teach Algorithmic Thinking523.19 KBSlide Deck for PD on Using Scratch for Greenbush University
Rigor in Computer Science Education Slide Deck699.50 KBSlide deck presented at recording for Kansas Teaching & Leading Project site.

Computer Science
Program Consultant

Stephen King
(785) 296-1893

Deputy Commissioner
Division of Learning Services
Brad Neuenswander
(785) 296-2303

Career, Standards and Assessment

Scott Smith
(785) 296-3142

Assistant Director
Career and Technical Education

Stacy Smith
(785) 296-0979

Assistant Director
Curricular Standards
David Fernkopf
(785) 296-8447

Assistant Director
Beth Fultz
(785) 296-2325

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