The NSA developed the Day of Cyber program to be a free online interactive experience with lessons about cyber security issues relevant to matters of national security. It includes information about careers within the NSA and the steps and education required to pursue those careers.
A site developed to bring a variety of computer science resources together for Computer Science Education Week (December 4 – 10, 2017)
CyberPatriot describes itself as a national youth cyber education program developed by the Air Force Association. It offers summer camps for children with a focus on cyber security as well as information security competitions for teams from middle and high school with scholarships as prizes.
Home site for the Hour of Code movement to expose every child to an hour of coding instruction and practice during Computer Science Education Week. The site includes lesson material and information about planning coding events in your city.
A cooperative board game based on Forbidden Island designed to help learn internet and network security terminology.
Designed for students in Kindergarten through the sixth grade, the Carnegie Cyber Academy is a collection of videos and games designed to teach students how to use the internet safely. Hosted by the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh, the site is free and includes downloadable software and instructional guides for the teacher.
A trivia game developed by the FBI to teach third through eighth graders about online safety and privacy. Each grade level features characters presenting a small game with included trivia questions. The teacher may assign a test through the site.
CS Unplugged is a free online resource for Computer Science lessons designed to be hands-on and highly active. These activities do not require a computer.
FREE ONLINE CODING INSTRUCTIONS
An online set of coding tools and instruction to help primarily younger students develop basic coding ability through the creation of animations, games and interactive stories. Developed by MIT.
A variation of Scratch developed at the University of California, Berkeley. It allows users to build code using configurable blocks.
A site developed with the mission of increasing computer science instruction in K-12 education, especially to female students, underrepresented minorities and students living in high poverty school districts. Includes coding tools and instruction for students of all ages and resources for teachers.
An online Python instructional site designed for teachers and individual learners. Incorporates lessons and actual coding assignments that students complete in their web browser.
Pthyonroom is was made to help make Computer Science available to everyone. Python is a highly readable programming language that is good for beginners but has many practical applications for professionals. The self-guided lessons are unique and linear and require very little teacher intervention.