In just a few years, we've gone from a few teachers bringing coding and computational thinking to but a few students, to tens of thousands of students and hundreds of teachers being impacted.  Now, being a full, K12 partner with Code.Org, we are positioned with sustainable implementation at scale.

PV's Code.Org Programs

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Good to Know

  • Cluster Crushers PVUSD has joined the largest supercomputer system in the world, Folding@Home by Stanford University.  By using our computer processors (Chromebooks, Macs, tablets) and network during the night, weekends and ...
    Posted Jul 16, 2016, 3:56 PM by Jeff Billings
  • National Center for Women & information Technology PV is pleased to announce our alliance with NCWITThe National Center for Women & Information Technology (NCWIT) is a non-profit community of more than 650 universities, companies, non-profits ...
    Posted Jun 18, 2016, 3:52 PM by Jeff Billings
  • Owning Our Own... Bandwidth consumption has been increasing non-linearly, by some power.  While we become better digital citizens, and consumers, there is no doubt that more bandwidth is needed.  Towards that end ...
    Posted Mar 17, 2016, 9:05 AM by Jeff Billings
  • 80,000 Online Tests Beginning March 28th, PV begins the state-mandated, high-stakes testing, AzMERIT.  All tests will be taken online using Chromebooks, and every student 3rd grader and up, completes some 2 ...
    Posted Mar 17, 2016, 8:49 AM by Jeff Billings
  • Bye-bye SAIS, Hello AzEDS On June 28th, PV goes live with Arizona's most comprehensive, data-system reform since 2000.  AzEDS is replacing SAIS for data collection, monitoring and reporting; student enrollment to teacher ...
    Posted Mar 17, 2016, 8:38 AM by Jeff Billings
  • Math Tops FROST Tutoring Nearly 80% of the 120+ tutoring sessions by FROST/NHS students have been in Math; Number Sense, Algebra and Geometry.  Sessions ranged from 15 minutes to over 2 hours, yielding ...
    Posted Mar 16, 2016, 8:14 PM by Jeff Billings
  • Secondary Partnership PV's application to also become a Secondary Partner with Code.Org was recently approved, completing a full K12 partnership.  PV secondary teachers to receive professional development in Salt Lake ...
    Posted Mar 16, 2016, 7:55 AM by Jeff Billings
  • Hour of Code Big Time... Some 18,000 PV students participated in Hour of Code.Elementary, Middle and High School classrooms, special areas, title, special education, gifted, media centers, labs.  Classroom teachers, mentors, math/reading ...
    Posted Dec 12, 2015, 8:42 AM by Jeff Billings
  • Don't have to wait until December... Take an online, Hour of Code tutorial in Processing; programming for Visual Arts and Animation.  It's a fun, one hour tutorial and you'll touch many design, mathematical, art ...
    Posted Nov 3, 2015, 10:19 AM by Jeff Billings
  • October - National Cyber Security Awareness Month As part of PV's Digital Citizenship initiative, please note that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM).  PV and our brand are recognized as a "2015 Champion".https ...
    Posted Sep 29, 2015, 12:12 PM by Jeff Billings
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PV becomes K-12 Alliance Member with

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Algebra, English Composition, Human Origins, Western Civilization, Astronomy, Health & Wellness,....

These are just some of the online courses available through edX at ASU's Global Freshman Academy.  Take them for free, or the new pay only if you pass & want ASU credit.

650+ online, free edX courses by some of the most prestigious universities in the world including; Stanford, University of Edinburgh, Harvard, Wellesley College, Peking University, MIT, University of Michigan, University of Queensland, Rice, Kyoto University, etc..



December 2015 PV Survey Data

SpeakUp 2015



PV Take Aways

SpeakUp 2015



Congratulations to Explorer and Shea Middle Schools, among the highest percent participation in the nation!



PV participates with the largest supercomputer system in the world!

Cluster Crushers

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PV Leads Effort to Collect & Analyze Data from Arizona K12 CTO/CIOs on Digital Citizenship
(representing 270,00+ students)