9780838918722-0838918727-60 Ready-to-Use Coding Projects

60 Ready-to-Use Coding Projects

ISBN-13: 9780838918722
ISBN-10: 0838918727
Edition: 3
Author: Ellyssa Kroski
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: ALA Editions
Format: Paperback 368 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780838918722
ISBN-10: 0838918727
Edition: 3
Author: Ellyssa Kroski
Publication date: 2019
Publisher: ALA Editions
Format: Paperback 368 pages

Summary

Acknowledged author Ellyssa Kroski wrote 60 Ready-to-Use Coding Projects comprising 368 pages back in 2019. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0838918727 and 9780838918722. Since then 60 Ready-to-Use Coding Projects textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

Description

Your library can make a difference in developing computational thinking in children, teens, and even adults. And you don't even need to be a techie to make it happen; in fact, many activities in this new book from tech champion Kroski dispense with a screen altogether in favor of twister boards, masking tape grids, or bowling pins. Other activities are built around affordable software or tech toys like Scratch Jr., Scratch, Bee-Bot, or Code-a-Pillar. Organized by age group, and complete with step-by-step guidance on everything from learning outcomes to an estimated budget, projects include

  • teaching coding to preschoolers with beads, pipe cleaners, and elastic string;
  • choreographing music videos with Ozobots;
  • programming Mad Libs-style games using Python;
  • teaching algorithms with story mapping, pattern play, or mazes;
  • using Scratch for digital dress-up or meme remixes;
  • team-building and outreach with robots;
  • drop-in programs for exploration and unstructured play; and
  • teaching adults with Lynda.com or Meetup partners.

This book's structured presentation will help both school librarians and programming staff at public libraries quickly scan for projects that fit their needs.

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