GAME:IT Elementary
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  • What's Included
  • Curriculum Layout
  • Course Standards
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Product Description

GAME:IT Elementary is an introductory level computing course that requires NO previous technology or programming experience. The GAME:IT Elementary course is designed for students in grades K through 5 and includes 60+ hours of lessons, activities, and projects for classrooms to utilize to teach digital literacy, computer skills, and digital citizenship. Students will gain experience with the following skills and tools throughout the course topic lessons, projects, and more:

  • Computer Hardware
  • Coding
  • 3D Modeling & Design
  • Virtual Reality
  • Augmented Reality
  • Game Design

This course can be used in a variety of ways in your school (i.e., traditional computer programming class, as self-paced activities in the media center, coding club, STEM camps, summer school activity, Community Ed, extensions labs, with gifted and talented students, independent study, etc.)

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What's Included

The following is included in the GAME:IT Elementary course curriculum:

  • 60+ Hours of Lessons, Explorations, Projects, and Assessments

  • Hands-On and Digital Workbooks to Accompany Digital Lessons

  • Teacher's Guides and Teaching Resources

  • Ongoing Training and Customer Support

Learn more about the course here in our course overview.

Curriculum Layout

The GAME:IT Elementary course is broken down by topic modules; these topics are derived from the K-12 CS Framework core concepts. Within each module, you’ll find several sub-topic folders with accompanying lessons, activities, and materials.

  • Module 1: Computing Systems

    • Devices

    • Hardware & Software

    • Troubleshooting

  • Module 2: Networks & the Internet

    • Network Communication

    • Cybersecurity 

    • Network Organization

  • Module 3: Data & Analysis

    • Storage 

    • Data Collection

    • Visualizing Data

  • Module 4: Algorithms & Sequencing

    • Algorithms 

    • Program Development

    • Variables & Control

  • Module 5: Impacts of Computing

    • Computing & Culture

    • Social Interactions

    • Safety, Law, & Ethics

Course Standards

The GAME:IT Elementary course is aligned to the following standards:

Technical Requirements

The following tools are used within the GAME:IT Elementary course and all are browser-based. We recommend using the latest Chrome, Safari, or Firefox browsers on your device.