In a blog post today, Unity has announced that it's popular Create with Code and Unity Teach software are now generally available for classrooms in order to teach computer science.
“When it comes to introducing students to current science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM) skills, today’s teachers face an unprecedented challenge,” said Jessica Lindl, VP and Global Head of Education, Unity Technologies. “Technology is in a constant state of evolution and even today’s best artists and engineers struggle to ensure their professional knowledge remains current. Create with Code and Unity Teach directly solve for this problem by providing our educator community with the technical resources and curriculum needed to teach students development and design using Unity.”
Create with Code includes an environment in teaching every aspect a student will need to program with Unity, including educator training modules, quizzes and answer keys. It also allows for students to apply for the Unity Certified User: Programmer Certification.
Unity Teach's goal is to act as a platform where "educators can go to learn from each other, share technological challenges, and celebrate successes."