Each course contains approximately 80-120 hours of highly engaging lessons, projects, and activities.
This course is a great way to hook kids who are curious about programming. It covers basic concepts such as loops, variables, conditionals, and arrays. We introduce coding using an easy, step-by-step method. Kids are immediately engaged in fun game projects that build their confidence. Students create original, portfolio-worthy games that can be played by family and friends!
This course develops computational thinking practices that students use to problem-solve and accomplish goals. Students learn to code by completing fun yet rigorous game projects. They plan, design, code, and test software using the scripting language GML in GameMaker Studio™. Students who successfully complete this course will be prepared to take the AP CS Principles Exam.
Students learn the Unity 3D interface and how to program in C#. This course applies their growing Unity 3D knowledge to games as well as immersive real-life projects. Students explore art and animation concepts that are integral to designing game levels and game environments. Students who successfully complete this course will be prepared to take the Unity Developer Certification Exam.
The Computer Science professional development program includes everything teachers need to get started quickly with confidence and success:
- 8 hours of self-paced online courses
- ongoing live support
- access to Zulama teacher forums and support system
All course content is available through the Zulama Learning and Content Management System. All you need is a web browser, and just about any device, including PCs, Macs, laptops, Chromebooks, tablets, and mobile devices.
The Zulama Computer Science Program of Study courses may be purchased individually on a per teacher/per class basis, or as an unlimited site license package. Click here to purchase.
The curriculum license period is from July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017. Your teacher training is online and can be completed any time. We recommend as soon as possible. Access to the Platform and Curriculum is granted during the teacher training.