CodeNext Lessons Ignite Students' Technology Experience

CodeNext Lessons Ignite Students' Technology Experience

Discover how TECH CORPS’ Computing Career Corps program enhances its 15-week afterschool curriculum with Google’s CodeNext lessons. Computing Career Corps introduces high school students from Franklin County, Ohio, to a variety of in-demand occupations in the field of technology, including cybersecurity, web development, game design, programming, and more. Students gain a solid understanding of the inner workings of technology and use their newly acquired skills and creativity to develop solutions and products.

What is codenext?

CodeNext lessons offer high school students comprehensive computer science education, covering coding, software development, and essential digital fundamentals. Designed to equip students with practical skills for success in today’s digital landscape, CodeNext is a valuable addition to the program.

In the three videos below, six  Horizon Science Academy students share their CodeNext experiences.

Alexis and Blessing

Ryan and Priya

Regan and Testimony

Technical Skills Development:

CodeNext lessons provide students with hands-on experience in coding and software development. This includes learning programming languages like Python, Java, or JavaScript, as well as understanding concepts such as algorithms, data structures, and problem-solving techniques.

Career Readiness:

By learning computer science skills through CodeNext lessons, students can become better prepared for future careers in technology-related fields. This could include roles such as software developer, data analyst, web designer, or cybersecurity specialist.

Problem-Solving Skills:

Computer science education emphasizes problem-solving skills, logical reasoning, and critical thinking. Through CodeNext, students learn how to break down complex problems into manageable components and develop systematic approaches to solving them.

Creativity and Innovation:

Coding allows students to express their creativity by building software applications, websites, games, and other digital projects. CodeNext encourages students to explore their creativity and innovate through coding.

Digital Literacy:

In today’s digital age, understanding how computers work and being able to interact with technology effectively is essential. CodeNext helps students become more digitally literate by teaching them how to code and understand the underlying principles of computer science.

Preparation for Higher Education:

For students interested in pursuing further education in computer science or related fields, CodeNext provides a solid foundation. It can help them gain admission to college programs in computer science and related disciplines.

Overall, CodeNext aims to democratize access to computer science education and empower high school students with the skills they need to succeed in an increasingly digital world. Computing Career Corps is a TECH CORPS signature program funded by the Franklin County Board of Commissioners and administered by FCDJFS.


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