Teachers from 23 states with different professional development models and programs that allowed reaching a diversity of teachers.
Elementary and high school students from 1000 Argentine and Uruguayan schools.
Educators who downloaded e-textbooks + 2457 teachers who received 7500 paper based textbooks across the country.
Users of our app for programming learning «Pilas Bloques». The app also received + 5 million visitors and 10 thousand downloads.
Increasingly, more national and international organizations reach out to us for advice and technical training. These organizations include: Department of Education in different Argentinean states, UNICEF, IIPE UNESCO, Uruguay (Plan Ceibal), Chile (Kodea), Costa Rica (Omar Dengo), Paraguay (Paraguay Educa), Brazil (Center for Educational Innovation).
Program.AR has offered:
Communication contributes to developing a vision that CS education serves two purposes; developing a critical, participatory and sovereign citizenship and contributing to a value added economic development.
Some communication actions include:
Since 2018 Program.ar offers weekly synchronous Computational Thinking lessons to 16000 elementary school uruguayan students. Teachers work remotely and students received a video conference from the Argentinean CS teacher while in the class with their classroom teacher. This program contributes to ease the lack of CS teachers in the country.
Program.ar tasks on this project:
Program.AR has strategically worked with Public Universities to offer teacher professional development programs with several goals: 1) developing local expertise on teacher training that can remain beyond a government term, 2) promoting research groups on CS education that can help with program analysis and advice 3) recognizing the content knowledge expertise in our country, 4) increasing our capacity to train teachers across the country
Program.AR designed and provided teacher training courses for:
With the purpose of helping teachers, Program.AR designed different resources to teach CS in the classroom.