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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 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.
    Resource Type:
    Lesson plans & activities
  • Learn to code with fun, quick lessons on a phone that teach you to write real JavaScript while learning fundamental programming skills.
    Resource Type:
    Lesson plans & activities, Software & apps
  • How can libraries increase access to coding education, especially for potential patrons who were previously underserved by library programs? Julianne Wise, Rochester International Academy (RIA) librarian, and Sarah Ryan, Montessori Academy librarian, teamed up to develop strategies that address this question.
    Resource Type:
    Ready to Code examples
  • A research report from Google that identifies factors that influence whether or not young women decide to pursue a Computer Science degree, highlighting that anyone can help increase female participation in CS, regardless of their technical abilities or background.
    Resource Type:
    Strategies, Professional development
  • An example of a poster, created for the Mighty Girl Coders program, to promote activities, recruit participants and advertise the schedule for coding programs being offered.
    Resource Type:
    Youth recruitment
  • A slide deck for adults that explains the value of providing a teen coding workshop and the value of supporting computational thinking literacies through the public library.
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    Lesson plans & activities, Professional development
  • 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.
    Resource Type:
    Lesson plans & activities
  • Learn how to use the Public Library Association's Project Outcomes initiative in developing computational thinking learning goals and see how one library developed a logic model to assist in planning, implementing, and evaluating a summer coding camp.
    Resource Type:
    Professional development
  • This 20-minute slide presentation details how the Independence (Kan.) Public Library worked with youth to gain computational thinking skills through Scratch, Python and the FarmBot app, which they used to build their own FarmBot for the library garden.
    Resource Type:
    Ready to Code examples
  • This report summarizes key differences in interest in and confidence to learn CS among seventh- to 12th-grade students from underrepresented groups.
    Resource Type:
    Strategies, Professional development
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