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Free Online Courses for Grades 6-12

Amazon is offering FREE Online Computer Science Courses/Activities Grades 6-12

Mamas, we are in this together, and we want to share any resources that we find with our Desert Moms community, starting off with this incredible free program created by Amazon.

Year round, Amazon is committed to ensuring more students and teachers get access to a computer science education through its Amazon Future Engineer program, and now that mission is more important than ever.

Right now, Amazon Future Engineer is providing free access to sponsored computer science courses in the US, which is for independent learners grades 6-12, and teachers who are remotely teaching this age group. Parents can also access this curriculum.

And, as of today, Amazon Future Engineer is offering a virtual robotics program through partners CoderZ. The fully sequenced course accommodates age levels from second grade with block based coding to high school with text based coding.

Amazon Future Engineer also is providing access to EarSketch, a free program that helps students learn to code through music. Grammy-award winning artists Ciara and Common have both provided studio-quality music STEMs that students can remix from home using code.

Keep checking back to www.amazonfutureengineer.com/free-courses to sign up for these programs, and to check out more free computer science programming being added by the Amazon Future Engineer team.

Please see here for the full blog post about these new offerings and additional ways Amazon is supporting community members, employees, and customers affected by COVID-19.

What programs and online services are you loving for your kids right now? Be sure to share with us!

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