First Computer Science Immersion School in Arizona
As a District committed to inspiring students to learn today and lead tomorrow, MUSD is ensuring students are provided with the skills necessary to be successful in an ever changing world.
In August 2016, Gladden Farms Elementary School, became the first computer science immersion schools in the state.
Teamed with Code To The Future, the nation’s leading Computer Science program for Immersion Schools, teachers are engaging students in computer skill development using both programming and game design, giving K-6 students a well–rounded understanding of how to utilize technology to create. This is a paradigm shift, transitioning students from being just players to being creators.
Students are taught a comprehensive curriculum where computer science is integrated with content in English language arts, math, science, and social studies to create an engaging, interactive and fun learning environment. Access to Chromebook mobile devices and new classroom furniture enhance the learning environment, providing the necessary skills for the high growth, high demand jobs of the future.