The Google CS First curriculum was found to align to the following indicators of the ISTE Standards for Students:
1. Empowered Learner
1.a. Articulate and set personal learning goals, develop strategies leveraging technology to achieve them and reflect on the learning process itself to improve learning outcomes.
1.c. Use technology to seek feedback that informs and improves their practice and to demonstrate their learning in a variety of ways.
1.d. Understand the fundamental concepts of technology operations, demonstrate the ability to choose, use and troubleshoot current technologies and are able to transfer their knowledge to explore emerging technologies.
3. Knowledge Constructor
3.c. Curate information from digital resources using a variety of tools and methods to create collections of artifacts that demonstrate meaningful connections or conclusions.
3.d. Build knowledge by actively exploring real-world issues and problems, developing ideas and theories and pursuing answers and solutions.
4. Innovative Designer
4.a. Know and use a deliberate design process for generating ideas, testing theories, creating innovative artifacts or solving authentic problems.
4.c. Develop, test and refine prototypes as part of a cyclical design process.
4.d. Exhibit a tolerance for ambiguity, perseverance and the capacity to work with open-ended problems.
5. Computational Thinker
5.c. Break problems into component parts, extract key information, and develop descriptive models to understand complex systems or facilitate problem-solving.
5.d. Understand how automation works and use algorithmic thinking to develop a sequence of steps to create and test automated solutions.
6. Creative Communicator
6.b. Create original works or responsibly repurpose or remix digital resources into new creations.