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  • Free, easy-to-use activities and curriculum introduce students ages 9-14 to computer science through themed projects that attract students with varied interests. Instructional videos guide students through each activity, so no coding experience is needed to teach!

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    Lesson plans & activities
  • This program is based on Google’s CS First Music & Sound club curriculum and has been customized by Homer (AK) Public Library for a week-long coding camp to introduced kids ages 8-11 to basic computer science concepts while they create digital music, sound and video. Library staff worked with a music educator to deliver the program content.

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    Lesson plans & activities
  • Two characters meet in a world and discover a surprising object. What happens next? It’s all up to students, who have the opportunity to use their imagination and creativity to code their own story.

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    Lesson plans & activities
  • This self-paced course helps educators learn about computational thinking and how it can be integrated into a variety of subject areas. Divided into five units, the course provides real world examples as well as supplemental readings to support your learning.

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    Professional development, Tutorial, Website
  • This self-paced course helps educators learn about computational thinking and how it can be integrated into a variety of subject areas. Divided into five units, the course provides real world examples as well as supplemental readings to support your learning.

    Resource Type:
    Professional development, Tutorial, Website
  • Can a coding program get youth connected with backyard nature? Absolutely! Governor Mifflin School District tested a district-wide collaborative model, called Feathered Friends. They used concepts from connected learning, design thinking and computational thinking (CT) with our Middle School and High School student engineers to create an authentic learning experience.

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    Ready to Code examples
  • This website shares strategies for how to elevate the critical role of families in STEM and build capacity of STEM programs to include families.

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    Strategies, Professional development
  • This job posting provides information on responsibilities, expectations, and experience required for a library staff member being hired to support computational thinking literacy library activities.

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    Facilitator & mentor recruitment
  • Youth can learn about farming and coding as they use the app to control a FarmBot as it plants, waters, and weeds a raised bed garden plot that they can then design and implement in the community!

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    Lesson plans & activities
  • Be Internet Awesome teaches kids the fundamentals of digital citizenship and online safety so they can explore the online world with confidence.

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    Lesson plans & activities
  • 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.

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    Professional development, Website
  • Beginning in the 2017-2018 school year, Belmar Elementary School (BES) started its first-ever computer science club, Coding Connects BES, which connected coding to mentoring. BES 4th-8th grade students attended a weekly coding club that focuses on their personal interests, including video game design, fashion and music.

    Resource Type:
    Ready to Code examples
  • The Public Library Association is working to help libraries learn about and implement successful family engagement strategies. The web resources include toolkits, marketing materials, and a report completed with the Harvard Family Research Project.

    Resource Type:
    Strategies, Professional development
  • This sample evaluation form is for staff to use following a computational thinking local library event.

    Resource Type:
    Program evaluation & assessment
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