Approved Computer Science Curriculum


On September 1, 2022, the Nevada State Board of Education approved additional Computer Science instructional materials for use by all districts and public charter schools in Nevada. The updated list below reflects all currently approved materials for Computer Science. The adoption of any curriculum will be at the discretion of each individual Local Education Agency (LEA) or school.

    LocalEducation Agency (LEA) or school.approved Course

    Publisher

    Recommended Grade Level

    AP CS Principles

    Beauty and Joy of Computing

    High School / Core

    Computer Science Grades 6-8

    CodeCentral

    6th-8th / Core

    Computer Science Foundations K

    Codelicious

    Kingergarten

    Computer Science Foundations 1

    Codelicious

    1st Grade

    Computer Science Foundations 3

    Codelicious

    3rd Grade

    Computer Science Foundations 4

    Codelicious

    4th Grade

    Intro to CS Apps 6

    Codelicious

    6th grade/ Core

    CS Applications Java Script

    Codelicious

    7th grade / Core

    CS Applications Java

    Codelicious

    8th grade / Core

    AP CS Principles

    CodeHS

    High School / Core

    AP CS A

    CodeHS

    High School / CTE

    CS and Applications

    CodeHS

    8-12th /Core

    Nevada Middle School CS Course

    CodeHS

    Middle School / Core

    Nevada Computer Science II

    CodeHS

    9-12th / CTE

    Programming 101

    Codelicious

    3rd-5th/Core

    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

    Java Programming Level 3 - AP CS A

    CompuScholar

    11th-12th / 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 Kindergarten

    SkillStruck

    Kindergarten

    CS First Grade

    SkillStruck

    1st Grade

    CS Second Grade

    SkillStruck

    2nd Grade

    CS Third Grade

    SkillStruck

    3rd Grade

    CS Fourth Grade

    SkillStruck

    4th Grade

    CS Fifth Grade

    SkillStruck

    5th Grade

    Web Development

    SkillStruck

    6th - 8th / Core

    Python 1

    SkillStruck

    6th - 8th / Core

    JavaScript 1

    SkillStruck

    6th - 8th / Core

    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:

       

      Material

      Publisher

      Recommended Grade Level

      Intro to Computer Science in JavaScript

      CodeHS

      9th - 12th / Core

      Intro to Computer Science in Python

      CodeHS

      9th - 12th / CTE

      Intro to Computer Science in Java

      CodeHS

      9th - 12th / Core

      Computing Ideas

      CodeHS

      6th - 12th / Core

      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

      Adventures

      Intelitek-CoderZ

      3rd or 4th grade (some coding standards)

      Code Farm

      Intelitek-CoderZ

      5th grade or Middle School (some coding 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: FundamentalConcepts Using Java

      Savvas-Pearson

      Some High School Standards

      Computer and Digital Literacy

      Zulama

      Some Middle School Standards