Computational modeling in Algebra, Physics and Data Science, for all students.

We craft research-based curricular modules for grades 6-12. Our materials reinforce core concepts from algebra, enabling non-CS teachers to adopt our introductory materials while delivering rigorous and engaging computing content drawn from CS classes at universities like Brown, WPI, and Northeastern.

Our introductory class can be integrated into a standalone CS or mainstream math class, and aligns with national and state math standards. And since every child takes math - regardless of gender or background - Bootstrap is one of the largest providers of formal CS education to girls and underrepresented students nationwide: nearly 50% of our students are African-American or Latin(x), and nearly 45% are girls and young women.

Our other modules model physics, data science, and sophisticated interactive programs, and can be integrated into Science, Math, Intro and even AP CS Principles courses. Teachers can mix-and-match content across various modules to fit their needs.

By leveraging the existing network of math, social studies, and science teachers nationwide, Bootstrap is built to scale. We work with school districts across the country, reaching hundreds of teachers and thousands of students each year. Most of our teachers have also attended a Bootstrap Workshop, where they received specialized training to deliver the class.

If you're a school or district interested in partnering with Bootstrap, email us at contact@bootstrapworld.org

[Download a one-page overview of Bootstrap here!]

Bootstrap is grateful to the National Science Foundation for their ongoing support for our research efforts, and we are proud to partner with the CS for All Consortium and CS4RI to bring our materials to students at the national and state level. We are a founding member of CSPdWeek, and even Code.org has chosen to build their curriculum based on Bootstrap! (Interested in how Code.org's adaptation is different?)

Bootstrap is based at Brown University, and builds on the research and development done there. We are proud to work with one of the world's top institutions for Computer Science.