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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
  • All of the information needed to organize and facilitate a library activity focused on learning how to use Spheros robots. Includes information on setup and equipment needed, details on each of the components of the activity, and an overview of how Spheros robots work.
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    Lesson plans & activities
  • It is rare that students from different schools have regular opportunities to work together and share resources. The need for collaboration is pressing in areas like computer science (CS) and engineering, where every school does not have access to the equipment or teacher expertise. Barriers include language, culture, and transportation. What strategies are effective in bringing students from diverse backgrounds together to expand learning opportunities and cultural competence?
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    Strategies, Ready to Code examples
  • Written by two school librarians, this book provides ideas for physical builds and coding, for new and reluctant coders, that are easily achieved by middle school and high school aged youth.
    Resource Type:
    Books & magazines, Lesson plans & activities
  • The CSTA K–12 Computer Science Standards delineate a core set of learning objectives designed to provide the foundation for a complete computer science curriculum and its implementation at the K–12 level.
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  • This Belgrade News (Montana) article describes how Belgrade Community Library supports youth to develop and showcase games through creativity and problem solving with help from peers and mentors.
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    Ready to Code examples
  • An example of a recruitment flyer designed to encourage participation from underrepresented groups in coding opportunities.
    Resource Type:
    Youth recruitment
  • Creative and accessible sample surveys used to evaluate attitudes toward computer science and careers for the Mighty Girl Coders program.
    Resource Type:
    Program evaluation & assessment
  • Four activities that help youth learn about computational thinking from learning through unplugged activities to robots and block-based coding.
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    Lesson plans & activities
  • Library staff deliver dynamic programs for youth and families! Stopping to gather data to inform program development can feel like an onerous and disconnected process. How can library staff gather and use feedback to iterate CT learning experiences in ways that are dynamic, practical, and useful?
    Resource Type:
    Strategies, Ready to Code examples
  • Beanz is a bi-monthly magazine for kids about coding and computer science. News items and instructions for DIY projects will capture the attention of young people, both experienced coders and kids with a casual interest.
    Resource Type:
    Books & magazines
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