Bold Idea develops critical thinkers, problem solvers and effective communicators who are proficient in core technology skills – from coding to computational thinking.

Bold Idea is an education non-profit organization that helps Dallas area students discover computer science and prepare for careers in technology and engineering. Students learn computer science and 21st century skills with hands-on computing projects and supportive mentors. Through our corporate and community partnerships, we are creating more equitable access to computer science education.


Register for Fall 2018 Computer Science Courses


6th – 8th grades

In the 14-week ideaSpark course, students will create 3D web games, while developing proficiency in Javascript, a widely used computer programming language. At the end of the semester, student teams will share their creative projects at a Demo Day event.

> Learn how ideaSpark changes students' lives


Creative computing:
3rd - 5th grades

Students will bring their imagination to life by coding their own creative projects, while learning the basics of computer science with their friends. Projects include animations, storytelling, the arts and game design.

> Learn more how Creative Computing changes students' lives


Help Dallas Students Discover Computer Science

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As engineers and computer programmers ourselves, we understand how support from a mentor and hands-on experience can build confidence in computer science. In 2017, Bold Idea mentored 150 young students, who created their own websites, 3D games and mobile apps. 



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