||Librarian's Instructional Role/Teaching Resources, K-12
||Children's and Young Adult Programs/General
This engaging guide demonstrates how easy, fun, and rewarding it can be to teach and learn coding at the library.
In our technology-obsessed society, computer coding is a highly valued and in-demand skill, but many people consider it an activity only for technology geeks and educated professionals—even more so to teach coding. Not so, says author Sarah Kepple. In this accessible guide, she explains why you don't have to be an expert to lead coding, shows how easy and rewarding learning and teaching coding can be, and provides step-by-step instructions to help you and your community get started.
- Helps librarians—even those without prior experience and training—launch highly successful programs in computer coding that engage both traditional literacy and technology literacy
- Builds on the library's role as technology hub in the school and/or community
- Enables librarians to cultivate practical and valued skills among students and patrons—all while they have fun learning
- Offers insight from an instructor who leads coding clubs and classes in multiple libraries
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"Coding newbies and computer-programming experts alike will benefit from this text. . . . An essential purchase for librarians who are serious about teaching coding to kids."
"An easy-to-understand book filled with clear instructions on how to share coding with people of all ages... highly recommended to any librarian considering expanding their skills to teach coding in their library as well as every public library that is currently or is planning to offer coding classes to their community."
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