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!
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.
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.
A lesson plan for creating light-up pop-up cards without computers. In this activity the cards are made for a winter holiday program but the activity could be easily modified to work for any time of year.
Classes come to the library to learn about resources and services, and Applied Digital Skills is a great way to orient students to how to use the library and apply it to what they are learning in their classes.