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Friday Freebie: Hook Kids on Computer Science for FREE!

Today's Friday Freebie is a gold mine! Google's new CS First, is a program designed to introduce students to the wonderful world of programming in a fun and engaging way. The intro page on their website states,
"CS First is a Google program focused on increasing student access and exposure to Computer Science (CS) Education through after school, in school, and summer programs. Programs are flexible and can be tailored to fit your schedule. The goal of CS First is to build the CS education capacity of K-12 schools. With that goal in mind, CS First is open to all grade levels. We have piloted programs primarily in grades 4-8, therefore our current curriculum and materials are mainly targeted towards students in these grades.  CS First is developed by Google, which provides teachers, schools, and volunteers with all the materials needed to lead a CS First program. Staff at local schools set up the programs and have the option to invite volunteers to lead them." (from w…