CS First Classroom Setup

Our goal is to help teachers feel confident and well-equipped to bring CS First to their classrooms in a way that best fits their learning environments.

Creating a new CS First class

You can set up a CS First class in a few steps. To learn how, follow these instructions.

Adding students

To learn how to add students to a CS First class, follow these instructions.

Ordering materials

Materials for the classroom are available for multi-lesson units in qualifying locations. You have the option to order printed versions of those materials when setting up a class. Follow these instructions to request printed materials. To review digital materials for your class, follow these instructions.

Additional questions 

  • What kind of functionality is available between CS First and Google Classroom?

    If you use Google Classroom, you have the option to import and sync your roster from Google Classroom to your CS First class. For more information, see these instructions.

  • What other features does CS First offer teachers?
    • The teacher dashboard provides a central location for a teacher to monitor students' progress through lessons. To access, click on your class card and then on Units in the teacher dashboard. To learn more about class management, follow these instructions.
    • All CS First videos include written transcripts, closed captions, and playback speed options (slow, normal, and fast).


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