Our Microcredentials

Our microcredentialing program leads to a deeper understanding of CS education and how it intersects with a variety of K-12 subjects. The program is open to any pre-service teacher enrolled at a Florida institution of higher education.

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CS Introduction for Pre-Service Teachers

Computing influences a variety of subjects, including science, math, reading, languages and art. Earning a microcredential in CS education will prepare you to bring computer science, coding and computational thinking into your instruction, regardless of the subject matter — no CS experience necessary.

Teachers will come away with knowledge of:

  • Algorithms
  • Computational Thinking (CT)
  • Computer Science (CS)
  • Debugging code
  • Assessing existing lessons/resources

Accessibility and Inclusion Microcredential

Currently in development! This microcredential will build awareness of the need for accessibility and inclusion in the CS classroom and provide an introduction to best practices for creating a more inclusive and accessible CS classroom.

Teachers will come away with knowledge of:

  • Language surrounding accessibility and inclusion
  • Inclusion: mindsets and rationale
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL)
  • High Leverage Practices (HLPs)
  • Accessibility
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AI & K-12 Education Microcredential

Our third microcredential will focus on the impact of Artificial Intelligence in K-12 computer science classrooms.