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You don’t have to know anything about coding to organize an an Hour of Code event during the week of December 4 – 10, Computer Science Education Week!  Find more information, and FREE tutorials and activities at Hour of Code. ...

Pittsburgh and the Governor’s Mifflin School District in Shillington have been awarded grants to design and implement coding programs for young people. The grants are part of ALA’s Libraries Ready to Code initiative sponsored by Google.  Learn more.     ...

Shannon Conner

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

Learn about the Wonder League Robotics Competition and how kids in your community can participate for free (coaching guide provided).     ...

American Library Association (ALA) and Google will offer libraries an opportunity to apply for Phase III of the Libraries Ready to Code initiative.  The application period starts in mid-July. A cohort of 25-50 school and public libraries will each receive resources and support...

Kristen Albright, Instructional Media Specialist at Penns Valley Area School District, Spring Mills, was a runner up for the 2017 Tech & Learning Leader of the Year contest.  She stood out for robotics and coding in her rural district.  Read about the awards. ...

Karen Hilbert

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....

Check out Coding for Kids, sponsored by DK and Rosen Publishing.  The webinar will be held January 31., 2017.       ...

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ALA and Rosen Publishing have released the video Libraries Ready to Code.  Read more and access the video! Thinking about adding coding opportunities at your library? Here are a few free resources from TechSoup. ...

Alexis Rittenberger

This is part of a series of Session Notes from grantees who have received Professional Development grants from the Office of Commonwealth Libraries. Each grantee will share their professional development experience and include tips and other resources from the workshop or class....