Sphero Computer Science Foundations Course 2

SKU: 990-0472

Computer Science Foundations (CSF) is a supplemental, standards-aligned curriculum designed to be taught in the classroom alongside our Sphero BOLT, and works with RVR for select activities. By the end of course 2, students will demonstrate a mastery of block programming by manipulating sensors, loops, conditionals, variables, and functions. taught in the classroom alongside our robots. By the end of course 2, students will demonstrate a mastery of block programming by manipulating sensors, loops, conditionals, variables, and functions.

  • 24 lessons in a printed teacher guide book
  • Aligned to NGSS, CSTA, TEKS and various international and state standards
  • Includes a perpetual license to all digital student facing materials and content
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    $199.99

    Objectives & Themes

    In Course 2, students will demonstrate a mastery of block programming by manipulating sensors, loops, conditionals, variables, and functions. They will also understand block to text transitions.
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    With their robots and Block programming skills, students will learn to communicate clearly with their partners, offer praise and encouragement, and grow their classroom community.
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    In this series of Block lessons, students will use their Sphero robots to represent the elements of a story, develop dialogue, retell historical events, and even overcome writer’s block.
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    Bring out your inner gamer through a series of lessons designed to develop your Block programming skills—play Bingo, search for hidden treasure and build your own set of dice.
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    Student facing instructions and pre-loaded blocks for every activity.

    Teachers can access every lesson in the Sphero Edu app by scanning the QR code or by navigating to the CS Foundations tab under ‘Activities’ in the app. Teachers can then assign individual lessons to each student’s Workbook. Many lessons have pre-loaded blocks so students can start coding right away.

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    Free teacher resources designed to keep you informed and enrich your classroom experiences. Here you’ll find our latest guides, whitepapers, case studies and webinars all in one place.
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    An infographic displaying the 4 levels of programming.

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