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Students can work independently or in groups. Make sure you have one computer for each student or each student team.
Headphones aren’t required, but they help students follow along at their own pace.
CS First works best with an internet connection, but you can teach it offline, too.
Backup plans for when computers are down, internet is offline, or websites aren't working?
Try the contingency plan
Learn how to teach CS First
Printable materials for teachers and students
Get started guide
Get an overview of CS First, learn about Scratch, and prepare for your first class.
Manage students' usernames and passwords
A quick-start reference for parents and guardians using CS First at home
Certificates of completion
Celebrate students' achievements with printable certificates.
Backup plans for when computers are down, internet is offline, or websites aren’t working.
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