Computer Science & Numeracy

Critical thinking, identifying patterns, understanding algorithms, and deconstructing problems are skills learned in computer science that translate to success in many other contexts.

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Numeracy & Computer Science

Future-ready students confidently leverage their mathematical knowledge and skills to problem-solve, break stereotypes, and feel empowered.

Expand every educator’s toolkit with effective thinking strategies for their students’ learning and future careers. From mathematical discourse to computer science, strategies and instructional practices ensure students are ready for a life of possibility.

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AVID Math Summer Bridge

AVID Members only

AVID Products
Accelerate middle and high school students’ understanding of fundamental math and algebraic concepts with engaging, interactive, and collaborative curriculum.

AVID STEM Academy

All educators

AVID Products
Empower your K–8 students all summer, helping them to learn critical thinking, gain confidence, and have fun while developing skills for future readiness.

AVID STEM Connections

All educators

AVID Products
AVID STEM Connections offers lesson plans and materials to support incorporating STEM experiences into daily classroom activities across content areas for grades K–8. Students develop problem-solving skills, STEM career awareness, and understanding of the design thinking process.

Coding and Robotics Lessons

Free Resources
Enable your students to discover coding and computer science through robotics and unplugged activities.

Computer Science for the Content Classroom – Elementary

Professional Learning
Engage non-computer-science educators of grades preK–6 across all content areas. This experience will expand teachers’ ‘toolbox’ of effective thinking strategies for students’ learning and future careers.

Computer Science for the Content Classroom – Secondary

Professional Learning
Engage non-computer-science educators of grades 6–12 across all content areas. This experience will expand teachers’ ‘toolbox’ of effective thinking strategies for students’ learning and future careers.

Computer Science Fundamentals

Free Resources
Designed to be fun and engaging, Computer Science Fundamentals blends online and “unplugged” activities to teach students computational thinking, problem-solving, and programming concepts.

Getting Started With Computer Science

Free Resources
Introduce students to computer science and inspire them to learn more, break stereotypes, and feel empowered.

Mathematics: Cultivating a Discourse-Rich Classroom – Elementary

Professional Learning
Address the needs of elementary educators, counselors, and site leaders to develop mathematicians through cultivating a discourse-rich mathematics learning environment.

Mathematics: Cultivating a Discourse-Rich Classroom – Secondary

Professional Learning
Address and meet the needs of secondary and postsecondary educators and site leaders to develop mathematicians through cultivating a discourse-rich mathematics learning environment.

Podcast: Computational Thinking: A Conversation with Tammie Schrader

Free Resources
How can we shift students from being solely consumers of technology to building the future-ready skills they need in order to produce and create with technology? When our students develop computational thinking skills, they are able to articulate a problem and work through a series of steps to solve it logically.

Reprogram Unconscious Bias in Computing

Free Resources
Understand how teaching students computational thinking in any subject and at any age can help diminish unconscious bias in computing and our society.

Tech Talk for Teachers Podcast

Free Resources
Join us for discussions about how technology and teaching best practices can positively transform education to create equitable classrooms where learners prepare for all that is possible in their futures.

AVID Math Summer Bridge

AVID Members only

AVID Products
Accelerate middle and high school students’ understanding of fundamental math and algebraic concepts with engaging, interactive, and collaborative curriculum.

AVID STEM Academy

All educators

AVID Products
Empower your K–8 students all summer, helping them to learn critical thinking, gain confidence, and have fun while developing skills for future readiness.

AVID STEM Connections

All educators

AVID Products
AVID STEM Connections offers lesson plans and materials to support incorporating STEM experiences into daily classroom activities across content areas for grades K–8. Students develop problem-solving skills, STEM career awareness, and understanding of the design thinking process.

Coding and Robotics Lessons

Free Resources
Enable your students to discover coding and computer science through robotics and unplugged activities.

Computer Science Fundamentals

Free Resources
Designed to be fun and engaging, Computer Science Fundamentals blends online and “unplugged” activities to teach students computational thinking, problem-solving, and programming concepts.

Getting Started With Computer Science

Free Resources
Introduce students to computer science and inspire them to learn more, break stereotypes, and feel empowered.

Podcast: Computational Thinking: A Conversation with Tammie Schrader

Free Resources
How can we shift students from being solely consumers of technology to building the future-ready skills they need in order to produce and create with technology? When our students develop computational thinking skills, they are able to articulate a problem and work through a series of steps to solve it logically.

Reprogram Unconscious Bias in Computing

Free Resources
Understand how teaching students computational thinking in any subject and at any age can help diminish unconscious bias in computing and our society.

Tech Talk for Teachers Podcast

Free Resources
Join us for discussions about how technology and teaching best practices can positively transform education to create equitable classrooms where learners prepare for all that is possible in their futures.

Computer Science for the Content Classroom – Elementary

Professional Learning
Engage non-computer-science educators of grades preK–6 across all content areas. This experience will expand teachers’ ‘toolbox’ of effective thinking strategies for students’ learning and future careers.

Computer Science for the Content Classroom – Secondary

Professional Learning
Engage non-computer-science educators of grades 6–12 across all content areas. This experience will expand teachers’ ‘toolbox’ of effective thinking strategies for students’ learning and future careers.

Mathematics: Cultivating a Discourse-Rich Classroom – Elementary

Professional Learning
Address the needs of elementary educators, counselors, and site leaders to develop mathematicians through cultivating a discourse-rich mathematics learning environment.

Mathematics: Cultivating a Discourse-Rich Classroom – Secondary

Professional Learning
Address and meet the needs of secondary and postsecondary educators and site leaders to develop mathematicians through cultivating a discourse-rich mathematics learning environment.