Professional Development

NAA publishes fresh, new content every week covering a wide variety of topics related to the field of aftershool. In addition, NAA offers a variety of opportunities for virtual professional development (PD) through meaningful content, conversations and connections. Click here to see full descriptions of virtual PD offerings.

Resources for Including Computer Science in Afterschool

Looking for resources to help you, your teammates, or your staff integrate computer science in afterschool? Following are 20 helpful websites, articles, and organizations:

1. Best Apps and Websites for Learning Programming and Coding

2. Best Programs to Learn to Code for 2016,2817,2494807,00.asp

3. Click2SciencePD


5. Code Academy

6. Code Studio

7. Computer Science Education Week

8. Computer Science Teacher's Association

9. Creative Computing Guide from MIT Media Lab

10. CS Unplugged

11. Edutopia

12. Edsurge

13. EdWeek

14. Google CS First

15. International Society for Technology in Education

16. Open Source Educational Resources

17. Stemfinity

18. Texas Regional Collaborative for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching

19. Thimble by Mozilla

20. Young Adult Library Services Association

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