School librarian Laura Fleming and two other educators have launched an Indiegogo campaign to fund a coding blocks and storybook set to teach computer science.
ScratchJr is designed for younger learners and hardwired for telling stories. Tips for integrating ScratchJr and coding with storytelling, from library media specialist Addie Matteson.
Distance didn’t keep these three school librarians from scoring a grant for Finch robots so that their students could all code together.
Libraries may be going digital, but librarians still bring—and need—that personal touch. On October 14, Library Journal and School Library Journal’s virtual conference, The Digital Shift, Libraries Connecting Communities, aptly demonstrated this in a wide range of offerings throughout the day-long event.
Not Your Mama’s Library Program: Lanyards give way to coding and power tools in summer tech camps nationwide
Building a Better Programming Widget and Job Center Stats: Great Library Roadshow Travelog #1, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library
After meeting at the Charlotte Airport in the morning, we headed straight to the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library (CML) for our first stop in to chat with librarians and a number of users.