Approved Computer Science Curriculum


On June 4, 2020, the Nevada State Board of Education has approved the following Computer Science curriculum for use by all districts and public charter schools in Nevada. The adoption of any curriculum will be at the discretion of each individual Local Education Agency (LEA) or school.

    approved
    Course
    Publisher
    Recommended Grade Level
    AP CS Principles
    Beauty and Joy of Computing
    High School / Core
    AP CS Principles
    CodeHS
    High School / Core
    AP CS A
    CodeHS
    High School / CTE
    CS and Applications
    CodeHS
    8th-12th /Core
    Nevada Middle School CS Course
    CodeHS
    Middle School / Core
    Programming 101
    Codelicious
    High School / CTE
    CS Discoveries
    Code.org
    Middle School / Core
    CS Principles
    Code.org
    High School / Core
    Digital Savvy and Python Programming
    CompuScholar
    High School / Core
    Windows Programming (C#)
    CompuScholar
    High School / CTE
    Java Programming (Abridged)
    CompuScholar
    High School / CTE
    AP CS A
    CompuScholar
    High School / CTE
    AP CS Principles
    Edhesive
    High School / Core
    AP CS A
    Edhesive
    High School / CTE
    AP CS A
    Florida Virtual School
    High School / CTE
    CS Principles
    Mobile CSP
    High School / Core
    AP CS Principles
    Popfizz
    High School / Core
    AP CS A
    Popfizz
    High School / CTE
    AP CS Principles
    Project Lead the Way
    High School / Core
    AP CS A
    Project Lead the Way
    High School / CTE
    CS Essentials
    Project Lead the Way
    High School / CTE
    PLTW Gateway
    Project Lead the Way
    Middle School / Core
    Computer Science: An Overview
    Savvas-Pearson
    High School / CTE
    CS Principles
    UTeach
    High School / Core
    CS Principles
    Zulama
    High School / Core

      The following resources were evaluated and although they did not meet full standards alignment with our Nevada Academic Content Standards for Computer Science as required for approved curriculum, they can be used as supporting material for grade-level, standards-aligned instruction where appropriate: 

       

      approved
      Material
      Publisher
      Recommended Grade Level
      Code Monkey Jr
      Code Monkey
      Kindergarten
      Beaver Achiever
      Code Monkey
      1st-2nd grade
      DODO Does Math
      Code Monkey
      4th grade
      Coding Adventure
      Code Monkey
      3rd grade
      Challenge Builder
      Code Monkey
      6th grade
      Game Builder
      Code Monkey
      6th grade
      Banana Tales
      Code Monkey
      7th grade
      Coding Chatbots
      Code Monkey
      8th grade
      CS Fundamentals: Course A
      Code.org
      Kindergarten
      CS Fundamentals: Course B
      Code.org
      1st grade
      CS Fundamentals: Course C
      Code.org
      2nd grade
      CS Fundamentals: Course D
      Code.org
      3rd grade
      CS Fundamentals: Course E
      Code.org
      4th grade
      CS Fundamentals: Course F
      Code.org
      5th grade
      Intro to CS
      Edhesive
      Some Middle School Standards
      Foundations of Programming
      Florida Virtual School
      Some High School Standards
      MS Coding Fundamentals
      Florida Virtual School
      Some Middle School Standards
      Procedural Programming
      Florida Virtual School
      Some High School Standards
      Python Turtle Graphics
      Popfizz
      Some Middle School Standards
      Creating 3D artwork with JavaScript
      Popfizz
      Some Middle School Standards
      Intro to CS with MicroBit
      Popfizz
      Some Middle School Standards
      Intro To CS with Python and Raspberry Pi
      Popfizz
      Some Middle School Standards
      Intro to CS with Python
      Popfizz
      Some Middle School Standards
      PTLW Launch
      Project Lead the Way
      Some Elementary Standards
      Computer Programming: Fundamental Concepts Using Java
      Savvas-Pearson
      Some High School Standards
      Computer and Digital Literacy
      Zulama
      Some Middle School Standards