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Teaching Computational Thinking and Problem Solving (CS 112)

Dual credit Computational Thinking and Problem Solving is a yearlong course offered through the University of Idaho Computer Science Department. It meets Idaho's graduation requirement for senior math, at high school discretion, as well as the intentions of Idaho law HB 648 requiring all high schools to offer a computer science course by 2020.

Teaching this course requires workshop attendance and an application process.

2019 Teacher Workshops

  • June 10-14 in Idaho Falls
  • June 17-21 in Coeur d'Alene

Professional development workshops provide discipline-specific training including the course curriculum, assessment criteria, pedagogy, course philosophy and administrative responsibilities as a dual credit teacher.

Workshop Benefits

  • $300 stipends provided by the Idaho STEM Action Center
  • Up to two UIdaho professional development credits available
  • Learn the basics of computer science and programming, and help your students gain valuable skills applicable to all career fields.

Qualifications to teach each Dual Credit

  • A degree in the subject field or a closely related field
  • Applicable teaching or field experience

How to Apply

Interest Form

Complete the form below to let us know you are interested in teaching CS 112.


Teachers seeking more information on the course can email Wanda Quinn.

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Physical Address:
Janssen Engineering Building 236

Mailing Address:

Computer Science
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 1010
Moscow, ID 83844-1010

Phone: 208-885-6592

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