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At Rex Academy, we are dedicated to building quality Computer Science education for all ages. Our core belief is that Computer Science should be available to all learners. Computer science is a gateway to many opportunities.

Learning to code is as important as read and write for this generation. Rex makes the process of teaching and learning Computer Science easy and enjoyable for all!

FEATURES

Browser-Based

Standards Aligned (Texas has K-12 Computer Science Standards)

Self-Paced

Integrated Code Editors and Virtual Machines

Auto-Grading

In Depth Analytics

Project-Based Curriculum

K-5 Common Core Aligned

STATE OF ARKANSAS REQUIREMENTS

All Arkansas Public High Schools must make available a one-year combination of courses with course codes listed in the columns above (under Year 1 – Level 1 / Level 2) to meet the requirements of the ADE Required 38 and A.C.A. § 6-16-146 Computer science — Required course offering.  

(a) Beginning in the 2015-2016 school year, a public high school or public charter high school shall offer at least one  

(1) computer science course at the high school level.  

(b) A computer science course offered by a public high school or public charter high school shall:  

(1)  Be of high quality;  

(2) Meet or exceed the curriculum standards and requirements established by the State Board of Education; and  

(3) Be made available in a traditional classroom setting, blended learning environment, online-based, or other technology-based format that is tailored to meet the needs of each participating student. 

Source: Arkansas Department of Education 

PRAXIS 5652 EXAM RECOMMENDED PATHWAY 

  • AP Computer Science Principles – 565030 – Mandatory 
  • Programming – 465070 – Mandatory 
  • Networking – 465170 
  • Cybersecurity – 465270 

NOTE ** Students may attempt the exam after AP Computer Science Principles and Programming. 

DID YOU KNOW


On October 5, 2017, Governor Asa Hutchinson announced that a $500,000 grant from the Arkansas Department of Higher Education will be provided to the University of Central Arkansas (UCA) to help pay for a fully functional dedicated cyber range for educational training. 


Rex’s curriculum can help students prepare for the PRAXIS 5652 Exam.

ARKANSAS OFFERS FOLLOWING COURSES

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning 

Computer Engineering 

Cybersecurity

Data Science

Game Development and Design 

Mobile Application Development

Networking

Robotics

Programming 

AP Computer Science A

AP Computer Science Principles

IB Computer Science SL

IB Computer Science HL

Computer Science Independent Study 

Computer Science Internship 

Career Practicum – Computer Science 

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Rex Academy Courses Aligned with Arkansas Standards

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REX ACADEMY ALIGNED COURSES (HIGH SCHOOL)
Arkansas Standard Rex Academy Course
Programming - 465070  Computer Science 1 
Programming - 465080  Computer Science 2 
Cybersecurity - 465270  Cybersecurity I 
Cybersecurity - 465280  Cybersecurity II 
Networking - 465170  Intro. to Networking 
Game Development and Design - 465670  2D Game Programming 
AP Computer Science A – 565130 AP Computer Science A 
AP Computer Science Principles – 565030 AP Computer Science Principles 
REX ACADEMY ALIGNED COURSES (MIDDLE SCHOOL)
Arkansas Standard Rex Academy Course
6th Grade  2D Game Design  Web Design 
7th Grade  IT Fundamentals  Cybersecurity 
8th Grade  Intro. to Python  Intro. to Java 
REX ACADEMY ALIGNED COURSES (ELEMENTARY)
Arkansas Standard Rex Academy Course
1st Grade  E – Books  Kodu 
2nd Grade  Kodu  Scratch Jr. 
3rd Grade  Scratch  Keyboarding 
4th Grade  Intermediate Scratch / App Inventor  Keyboarding and the Internet 
5th Grade  Advanced Scratch / App Inventor / Alice 3.0  Keyboarding and the Internet 

REX ACADEMY RECOMMENDED PATHWAYS

High School
9th 10th 11th 12th
Programming 1
Networking
AP CS Principles
Programming 2
Cybersecurity 1
Game Design
AP Computer Science A
Cybersecurity 2
Middle School
6th 7th 8th
2D Game Design
Web Design and Media
Cybersecurity
Python
Java
Elementary
K 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th
Ebooks
Kodu
Scratch Jr.
Keyboarding and Internet
Scratch
App Inventor
Alice 3.0

Rex recognizes the need to improve students’ resume by offering key certifications. Rex’s curriculum prepares you for certification once the proper classes have been successfully completed.

CERTIFICATIONS PREPARATION BY REX

Certification Name Offered Through Rex Preparation Class
Exam 98-381: Introduction to programming using Python Microsoft Intro. to Python
Exam 98-388: Introduction to programing using Java Microsoft Intro. to Java
Java SE 8 Programmer I (1Z0-808) Oracle Intro. to Java and AP Java
IT Fundamentals+ CompTIA IT Fundamentals
Exam 98-383 Introduction to Programming Using HTML and CSS Microsoft Web Design
Network+ CompTIA Networking
Security+ CompTIA Cybersecurity Level 1 and 2
Certified Ethical Hacker EC-Council Cybersecurity Level 1 and 2

ADDITIONAL REX ALIGNMENTS

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