Curriculum Resources

CS4H – Introduction to CS with Scratch: Facilitator Guide, Youth Guide. These guides were created to introduce computer science to 4H Special Interest (SPIN) clubs, and include step-by-step instructions with full-color screenshots for a variety of projects using the Scratch programming language (

Scratch Visual Reference Guide: This is a one-page document that was created to serve as a quick-reference for the different block palettes. The first draft has too much for one page, so this is now being adapted into a 2’x3′ poster with accompanying quick reference guide.

Computational Thinking and Mathematics Materials Grades 1-5: Originally created by teachers at Kenwood Elementary in the Champaign Unit Four School District with the support of faculty from the University of Illinois, these original lessons were intended for use with the Everyday Math 4 curriculum in grades 1-5 . The lessons were later iterated upon by Judy Rocke for the purpose of more widespread distribution.

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