Information Technology Services

National Center for Women & Information Technology is an American non-profit community of more than 450 prominent corporations, academic institutions, government agencies, and non-profits working to increase women's participation in technology and computing. NCWIT helps organizations recruit, retain, and advance women from K-12 and higher education. If you need help, check them out, as they may have something you can adapt. The whole site has great information.


SRI International's project – Build IT:
Girls Building Information Tech Fluency through Design is worth the reading even just to stimulate ideas.


Computer Science

The CENTRE for EDUCATION in MATHEMATICS and COMPUTING – University of Waterloo
This website has so many interesting areas for students of all ages. They have math and computing contests, free online problems, lessons and games.


This is one of the best, if not the best website for teaching and learning computer science – to some, the dreaded ‘coding’. It is easy, whether you’re teaching Kindergarten students or taking the courses yourself.

All courses are available at no cost. Teachers have support in learning and teaching computer science. Take a trip through the whole website. Start here

Courses are broken down into groups. Here are some:
K – 5 (Elementary School) For students new to computer science, each course begins with a grade-appropriate entry point and structured ramp-up of concepts. Take a look at the Curriculum Guide
Grades 6 – 10 (Middle School) The course takes a wide lens on computer science by covering topics such as programming, physical computing, HTML/CSS, and data.
High School For high schools, there two years of Computer Science courses for beginners. The first course, Computer Science Discoveries, is appropriate for grades 6-10 and the second, Computer Science Principles, can be implemented as an AP (Advanced Placement) course or an introductory course.® is a nonprofit dedicated to expanding access to computer science in schools and increasing participation by women and underrepresented minorities. Their vision is that every student in every school has the opportunity to learn computer science, just like biology, chemistry or algebra.

Hour of Code

The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in 180+ countries. Anyone, anywhere can organize an Hour of Code event or try any of the over 200+ one-hour tutorials, available in over 45 languages.
The Hour of Code website has over 100 computer science activities for all ages and experience levels, developed by and partners.


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