Smart List: 40 Coding & Computer Science, Assessment & Data Resources

Smart List LogoDid you know that Cause + Code = The New Impact Formula? With that in mind, it is easy to see how important it is for students to have access to strong coding, computer science, assessment and data resources. Today, we’re taking the time to recognize and share 40 valuable resources for students and educators.

Coding & Computer Science Resources for Schools

Coding tools and toys for kids

Formative Assessment

  • Curriculum Associates, i-Ready: K-12 adaptive assessment & instruction
  • MasteryConnect: where teachers share assessments
  • Naiku: next generation classroom assessment solution
  • NWEA: adaptive assessment (see feature)
  • OpenEd: assessment items and aligned resources (division of ACT)
  • Scantron: formative and interim assessments

Writing Feedback

Data Shops

We’re sure we missed some great resources. Which would you add? Share in the comments section below, and don’t forget to check out our other recent Smart Lists at our Smart List Series Page.

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Gurbey Demirturk

I think micro:bit should be included in the tools list. As mentioned here,, it has a very comprehensive ecosystem that can be utilized at the K-12 education space.

TechyKids Canada

You have shared some really nice list of data resources and would help many to take their coding skills to next level. Thanks for sharing this list, it's very useful!

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