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Create and Manage Computer Science Program With Google's Help

Create and Manage Computer Science Program With Google's Help

Google CS First

Middle school CS platform offers stellar resources, organizing tools

Pros: Fantastic lesson plans, turnkey resources, and club-organization tools make it easy to build a great CS program with little work or prior experience.

Cons: Lessons still rely heavily on watching a video and replicating procedures rather than exploring, plus some tricky setup is required.

Bottom Line: If your middle school doesn't have a CS program or club, now you do!

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Site of the Week picks are selected from the top edtech tools reviewed by Common Sense Education, which helps educators find the best edtech tools, learn best practices for teaching with tech, and equip students with the skills they need to use technology safely and responsibly.

By Common Sense Education