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Computer Science or Game Design Curriculum Consultant 

The Intercultural Development Research Association is an independent, non-profit organization, led by Celina Moreno, J.D. Our mission is to achieve equal educational opportunity for every child through strong public schools that prepare all students to access and succeed in college. IDRA strengthens and transforms public education by providing dynamic training; useful research, evaluation, and frameworks for action; timely policy analyses; and innovative materials and programs.

VisionCoders project is a new eighth grade computer science course being developed by IDRA in partnership with Texas A&M University–San Antonio and 12 schools in seven Bexar County school districts. In this course, middle school students who are in at-risk situations will become software designers who create educational games for prekindergarten, kindergarten and first grade students. This field-initiated, research-based program is funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

Description

We are currently seeking consultants who have experience in the following:

We will consider proof of teaching or design experience in lieu of the aforementioned experience. Do not hesitate to apply if you feel you have the capacity and passion for game design.

We are looking for consultants who have a working knowledge of the computation thinking process needed in computer science. Please be able to provide samples of curriculum, lesson plans or modules you have developed. We will consider proof of teaching experience in lieu of the aforementioned requirements. Do not hesitate to apply if you feel you have the capacity and passion for game design.

Personal dedication to equal educational opportunity for all children absolutely required.

Compensation

Please provide your consultancy rate information.

Application

Letters of interest and résumés may be sent via email both to hector.bojorquez@idra.org to contact@idra.org. IDRA is an equal opportunity employer.