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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 MISSISSIPPI REQUIREMENTS

Mississippi’s K-12 Science standards will soon require computer science to be available at every grade level starting at school year 2022. 

At Rex, we have matched Mississippi’s vision with our own.   

STATE OF MISSISSIPPI REQUIREMENTS: 

Requirements: 

  • All levels (K-12) must offer computer science by 2024-2025 school year. 
  • All Mississippi students must earn one credit in technology or computer science to satisfy graduation requirements. 

 Source: Mississippi Department of Education 

DID YOU KNOW

Beginning in 2024 school year, all Mississippi elementary, middle, and high schools will be required to offer computer science courses. 

Source: Mississippi Today 

Employment in computer science and other IT-related fields are projected to grow by at least 11 percent by 2029. The goal for Mississippi is to produce its own pool of IT talent in the years to come. 

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 

MISSISSIPPI COURSE ALIGNMENTS

Mississippi’s Five Core Computer Science Concepts: 

Data and Information 

Computing Devices and Systems 

Programs and Algorithms 

Networking and Communication 

Impact and Culture 

Mississippi opened its doors For Coding

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Rex Academy Courses Aligned with Mississippi Standards

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REX ACADEMY ALIGNED COURSES (HIGH SCHOOL)
Standard Rex Academy Course
Computing Systems  Computer Science I 
Algorithms and Programming  Computer Science 2 
Computing Systems  Web Design and Development 
Networks and the Internet  Intro to Networking 
AP Computer Science A  AP Computer Science A 
AP Computer Science Principles  AP Computer Science Principles 
Impacts of Computing / Cybersecurity  Cybersecurity 1 
REX ACADEMY ALIGNED COURSES (MIDDLE SCHOOL)
Standard Rex Academy Course
Grade 6 – Technology Applications 2D Game Design  Web Design and Media 
Grade 7 – Technology Applications IT Fundamentals and Networking  Cybersecurity 
Grade 8 – Technology Applications Intro. to Python  Intro. to Java 
REX ACADEMY ALIGNED COURSES (ELEMENTARY):
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

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

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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