Utah adopted computer science standards for the first time in 2019 for grades K-5 with the intent of communicating the value of computer science and engaging students at the elementary level. 

CS Concepts

  • Computing Systems
  • Networks & the Internet
  • Data and Analysis
  • Computational Thinking
  • Impacts of Computing
  • Algorithms and Processing

CS Practices

  • Fostering an Inclusive Computing Culture
  • Collaborating Around Computing
  • Creating Computational Artifacts
  • Testing and Refining Computational Artifacts
  • Recognizing and Defining Computational Problems
  • Communicating About Computing

Links and Resources for Teachers

Resources for Teachers