In 2017, Tata Consultancy Services launched Ignite My Future in School (IMFIS),
a pioneering initiative transforming the way students learn and use
computational thinking—a foundational 21st century skill for successful careers
in every sector.
– In North America, Ignite My Future in School will engage 20,000 teachers and
more than one million students by 2022, offered free of cost to them and their
– As this movement grows, we intend to reach even more teachers and students,
– Educators will be provided with high quality professional development content
that aligns with existing curricular requirements, enabling them to reach students
in a compelling, hands-on manner to learn computational thinking concepts and
apply such digital skills to solve real world problems.
– IgniteMyFutureinSchool.org provides a pioneering curriculum that embeds
Computational Thinking into core subjects such as Language Arts, Science, Math,
Social Studies using a trans-disciplinary approach.
PD Virtual Events
Take your students in exciting new directions during the 2020-21 school year with the help of a no-cost virtual Professional Development event from Ignite My Future in School! Over the course of a 3-hour interactive session, educators can connect with real world experts to explore innovative 21st Century learning that supports problem solving and STEM learning in the classroom.
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Dive into some of humanity’s greatest collective questions. These guiding questions will serve as a bridge to the real-world solutions being applied in a myriad of careers and industries through the universal skill of computational thinking.