Creative and accessible sample surveys used to evaluate attitudes toward computer science and careers for the Mighty Girl Coders program.
Self-paced lessons to guide students from basic to advanced LEDs, through ultrasonic sensors, and motors in this intro to electricity and engineering using Arduino.
This site shares all of the resources and guidelines that Normal Public Library uses to run a mentorship program that pairs youth with an adult mentor who has experience in technology.
While families with preschoolers have established times they visit the library, for example for weekly story hour, it is challenging to bring in these families for other programming. This is particularly true for topic areas that may be unfamiliar or unrecognized as connected to valuable preschool and early education literacies. How can we engage preschool learners and their families in quality computational thinking (CT)activities appropriate for that age group?
CodeCombat is an online gaming platform for learning different coding languages. Free with the option to pay for additional levels, users are challenged to navigate through dungeons by coding the actions of their character.
A webcast highlighting free materials and information for attracting more girls and underrepresented groups to computing and information technology.
This local news story shares a Ready to Code program for girls at Homer Public Library in Homer, Alaska.
A preschool storytime activity or passive program that features sign boards that act as prompts at different stations to encourage grown-ups and their young children to play and learn together while building computational thinking literacies.
Think through how well a preschool activity went and what might be improved for next time using this evaluation form.
Everything needed to get started - from an equipment list , skills covered, and time frames for activities - is included in this lesson plan focused on learning how to use Bloxels. The lesson is one in a series focusing on coding for robotics and game design.