Washington Integration Network for Computer Science

Success Stories

Educational Service Districts

Computer Science Children’s Book Study

Computer Science Children’s Book Study

At our book study sessions, teachers meet in a cross-grade breakout to make sense of the computer science ideas embedded in the readings. They then meet in grade banded breakouts to apply their new understanding to learning opportunities that they share with their...

Robots Roam the Region in ESD 112

Robots Roam the Region in ESD 112

Kristi Labadie helps some of her robotics engineers with a wiring issue. ESD 112 has been providing professional learning and loaning computer science materials to teachers for the past several years. As part of this initiative to promote computer science education in...

Automated watering and “planting” M&Ms

Automated watering and “planting” M&Ms

Teachers showing their seed planters they designed and built. Through a ClimeTime grant, ESD 105 Regional Science Coordinator Luke Matlack and ESD 105 Regional Educational Technology and Computer Science Coordinator Mike Batali designed and provided a professional...

Video: Exploring Computer Science at ESD 105

Video: Exploring Computer Science at ESD 105

As educators, it can be very challenging to find time in our already packed daily schedules to plan for a stand alone Computer Science lesson. What we can do is shift our thinking to integrate Computer Science, including Computational Thinking, into our existing...