CS First

CS First is Google’s free, introductory computer science program for grades 4-8 (ages 9-14). This video-based curriculum teaches students foundational CS, problem-solving and collaboration skills through themes related to students’ interests.

No CS Experience Needed: Instructional videos guide teachers and students through each activity

Free Resources: Lesson plans and materials are available to everyone online

Varied Curriculum: Activities engage students with varying interests and ability levels

Easy Sign Up: Teachers use Google Accounts to create classes and track student progress

Visit Upcoming Events to view the upcoming CS workshops!

Five Star Teacher and Student at iPad

Learn more at g.co/csfirst

Five Star’s partnership with Google and the commitment to racial equality

In partnership with Google’s Racial Equity Commitments, we are thrilled to be connecting with brand new schools across the country to provide teachers with professional development opportunities on how to begin using CS First in their classrooms. CS First allows students to learn the foundations of computer science, problem-solving, and collaboration. We are proud to be leading through this platform to ensure that more and more students have the opportunity to be exposed to CS Education.

To read more on Google’s Commitment to Racial Equality, click here.

CS First Fits Any Classroom

Any Schedule
Choose a one-hour sample activity or pace an eight-activity theme over multiple days
Any Subject
Use CS First themes to code student projects in English Language Arts, Social Studies and beyond
Any Student
Differentiated activities let students work at their own pace - from beginner to advanced coders!

Support for Teachers

CS First provides resources beyond our curriculum to support teachers.

  • See how other educators are using CS First and get ideas for your own classroom
  • Review our Getting Started tutorial videos and explore implementation tips
  • Aligned to the CSTA K-12 CS Standards, the K-12 CS Framework, and the ISTE Student Standards for Readiness
Five Star CS First
Five Star Technology Solutions

Tyler Jones
Account Executive
M – 317-748-3123
O – 812-246-5257

Every school district is different and has different technology needs. There is no one-size-fits all solution. We’d love to chat about who we are and how we can help. Schedule an appointment with our Account Executive, Tyler Jones, to discuss your needs more in depth. You can also reach Tyler at the phone number and email below. Start your technology journey today!

“What I love about working for Five Star is the amount of tools and solutions that we have at our disposal. We are able to do so many different things, and that allows us to take a consultative and individual approach to each one of our clients. Our focus is on what is best for you and your school.”