Computer Science Discoveries

Grades 6-9

URI is a Regional Partner and the designated provider of Professional Learning Programs in Rhode Island.

CS Discoveries (CSD) is a full-year introductory computer science survey course (can be implemented as two standalone semesters), developed by, targeted at middle school. The course takes a wide lens on computer science by covering topics such as programming, physical computing, HTML/CSS, and data. Students are empowered to create authentic artifacts and engage with CS as a medium for creativity, communication, problem solving, and fun.

Through the and CS4RI partnerships, URI provides free materials and free professional development for's CS Discoveries program to teachers in grades 6-9 who wish to teach computer science in their classes.

For more information on URI's CS Discoveries trainings, contact