IT Careers for Girls

STUDENTS:

Pluralsight has quality learning, keeps up-to-date with new and refreshed courses (which is important in today's constantly changing tech world), and has an excellent user interface. Included with all Pluralsight plans are Skill assessments, Course completion certificates, Exercise files, Mobile and TV apps, Offline viewing, Email & phone support. It's by far one of the best online learning resources. 

Pluralsight is used by companies such as Cisco, GameStop, AT&T, and Disney to curate content classes for their specific purposes. 

Treehouse - Learn Web Design, Coding & Much More.  Each course
is delivered by expert teachers through meticulously crafted videos, quizzes, and code challenges that teach core skills necessary for standing out in the job market of today. You'll build real projects so you'll be confident with your new skills and able to apply them to real work projects. 

Khan Academy.org - Khan Academy offers free practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower you to study at your own pace. This is a great place to get started with HTML, CSS & JS. 

Code Academy is free, and it’s a good place to start. They do not have video lectures but offer interactive learning in several programming languages as well as beginner data stored in relational databases using SQL. 

 

Educators:

Code.org - Code.org increases diversity in computer science by reaching students of all backgrounds where they are — at their skill-level, in their schools, and in ways that inspire them to keep learning.

Knodemy.com - A technology company focused on developing products for K-12 to integrate technology into mainstream education.  Knodemy provides a highly interactive platform for students to connect with top instructors, experts and tutors, in a personalized and interactive virtual environment.

Code Avengers.com - Used to support both instructor led and self directed learning in 10,000+ schools, universities, code clubs and businesses. Register for a free teacher's account and see for youself how Code Avengers can assist you in delivering a digital technologies curriculum.

Vidcode - Vidcode is a video coding platform which teaches JavaScript. Although designed with girls in mind, all students will benefit from implementing this program into the classroom.

CodeHS - CodeHS is a comprehensive teaching platform for helping schools teach computer science. They provide a web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.

Kano - Kano is a computer anyone can make. It comes in a kit to build and code yourself and provides an introduction to various programming languages including Python and Javascript. It’s a fun way to make, play and express your creativity with technology.

Globaloria - Globaloria has project-based courses for grades 4 to 12 that harness the appeal of making video games to inspire student learning and interest in Computer Science and Coding Education.