May 25, 2017

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Bringing Coding to the Makerspace

 

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Presented by: littleBits and School Library Journal

Event Date & Time: Thursday, April 6th, 2017, 4PM-5PM ET / 1PM-2PM PT

When it comes to getting students ready for 21st-century careers, coding often tops the list of skills needed. But teaching and learning coding can seem overwhelming. What’s more, coding languages and platforms are constantly changing. How can libraries introduce and support programming around coding even without a ton of experience? How can librarians keep up with the ever-changing field?

In this timely webinar, you’ll learn about best practices for introducing coding to your library makerspace and how you can support coding initiatives in your school or district. You’ll also learn how tools like littleBits can give students the foundations in engineering and coding that will be useful no matter what changes lie around the corner.

Panelists:

  • David Saunders – Library Media Specialist, Greenwich Country Day School
  • Erin Mulcahy, Senior Product Strategy Lead, littleBits Education

Moderator

  • Christine Leonard – Senior Marketing Manager, littleBits

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