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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
  • 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.
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    Youth recruitment
  • Code Your World is a four-part challenge that teaches youth to apply CS to the world around them through hands-on activities - online and offline.
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    Lesson plans & activities
  • In this video Phoenix City Council Member Daniel Valenzuela interviews Maryvale High School Teach-Librarian Jean Kilker about her unique Ready to Code program. Kilker and Ready to Code project evaluator Caitlin Martin describe how high school students interested in early childhood development careers are learning the importance of computational thinking skills and then leading activities for early learners to develop those skills.
    Resource Type:
    Ready to Code examples
  • An example of a short letter that was sent home with students to encourage them to attend a new after-school coding program.
    Resource Type:
    Youth recruitment
  • In this 2.5 minute video, see how Heritage High School (Newport News, Va.) librarian Melanie Toran and the students she works with are combining music and coding to gain computational thinking literacies.
    Resource Type:
    Ready to Code examples
  • An example of a promotional event flyer for the Ready Set Code program series at the Kenton County Public Library (KY).
    Resource Type:
    Youth recruitment
  • 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.
    Resource Type:
    Ready to Code examples
  • 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.
    Resource Type:
    Lesson plans & activities, Professional development
  • This local news story shares Ready to Code's vision and programming from Homer Public Library in Homer, Alaska.
    Resource Type:
    Ready to Code examples
  • Library staff frequently question why they should integrate computational thinking (CT) literacy into the activities they provide with and for youth and families. Many have never heard the term before, are anxious about computers and technology in general, and/or may consider it another fad they are being asked to address. How can library staff gain deeper understanding of CT and comfort bringing CT literacy to the activities they provide for and with youth and families?
    Resource Type:
    Strategies, Ready to Code examples
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