Amazon has announced (opens in new tab) that as schools across the country experience disruption during the COVID-19 pandemic, Amazon Future Engineer will provide free online access to sponsored computer science courses in the US, which is for independent learners grades 6-12, and teachers who are remotely teaching this age group. Parents can also access this curriculum.
Amazon Future Engineer and curriculum partner, Edhesive, will grant teachers and students access to these free courses shortly after they complete an online application, which can be found at amazonfutureengineer.com. (opens in new tab)
Courses currently available include:
- Middle School - Computer Science Explorations
- High School – Introduction to Computer Science in Python, Computer Science Principle (AP endorsed), Computer Science A - Java (AP Endorsed)
To learn more, read Amazon’s COVID-19 blog post (opens in new tab) about this new offering and additional ways Amazon is supporting community members affected by COVID-19, and below for more background on the Amazon Future Engineer program.