For more info, or to try Blackbird for free, please visit: https://www.blackbirdcode.com/
Used by schools and coding academies throughout the United States, Blackbird was built to address the coding education gap in a fun and engaging way. It can be administered by either non-technical or technically-trained instructors and parents. Blackbird’s curriculum guides students through coding lessons aligned with standards identified in the Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core State Standards for Math and English – as well as the Computer Science Teachers Association's Computer Science standards. Blackbird’s integrated Learning Management System enables instructors to easily track progress, review code, award motivational tokens, and exchange messages.
The Blackbird education platform is now open for students, parents and instructors. Blackbird begins with a free, foundational section with additional advanced lessons available through a simple pricing structure that includes full support and professional development. With district-wide scalability, superintendent consultation and ongoing expert support, Blackbird is designed to enable school districts to efficiently implement code education. For more information, visit Blackbird on the web at https://www.BlackbirdCode.com.
About Milwaukee School of Engineering
MSOE is the university of choice for those seeking an inclusive community of experiential learners driven to solve the complex challenges of today and tomorrow. The independent, non-profit university has about 2,800 students and was founded in 1903. MSOE offers bachelor’s and master’s degrees in engineering, business and nursing.
The university is committed to building a diverse and talented pipeline of students interested in STEM careers. The STEM Department at MSOE creates and supports inclusive, meaningful experiences for all students to explore the possibilities of their future, regardless of where their post high school journey may take them. The We Energies STEM Center at MSOE is home to the universities K-12 STEM outreach programs. It is the premier destination for K-12 students to have access to hands-on, one-of-a-kind STEM experiences.