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Computer Science Fundamentals Infused in Library Lessons

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Tuesday, June 25, 2:45–3:45 pm
Location: 118B

Marianne Costello   Sherrl Kite  
Learn how to make connections with computer science in our digital literacy, digital citizen and literature lessons. See how to develop library lessons that include CS vocabulary and concepts connected to literature and computational thinking and discuss ways to support instruction in classrooms.

Audience: Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers, Library media specialists
Skill level: Beginner
Attendee devices: Devices required
Attendee device specification: Smartphone: Windows, Android, iOS
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
Focus: Digital age teaching & learning
Topic: Library/media
Grade level: PK-5
Subject area: STEM/STEAM, Computer science
ISTE Standards: For Students:
Computational Thinker
  • Students understand how automation works and use algorithmic thinking to develop a sequence of steps to create and test automated solutions.
For Educators:
Designer
  • Design authentic learning activities that align with content area standards and use digital tools and resources to maximize active, deep learning.
Facilitator
  • Create learning opportunities that challenge students to use a design process and computational thinking to innovate and solve problems.
Related exhibitors: Sora, by OverDrive Education

Proposal summary

Purpose & objective

We can find resources to support computer science instruction in our schools.
We can provide advocacy for computer science in our schools.
We can support computer science concepts across the curriculum.
We can plan computer science clubs and/or hour of code.
We understand the need for computer science for all students to support our goal of "students ready for life."

Outline

Thursday, August 23, 2018 Workshop Schedule
:05
Welcome/Intro

:15
(10 Min)
Teaching CSF to All Students
CS For All Equity Video
Code.org Equity Strategies
Reflection Questions--group discussion
https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1125376.pdf

:20
(10 min)
Connecting Computational Thinking with Unplugged Lessons
Let’s Get Loopy slides from Edmonds SD
Interactive Activity

:25
(5 min)
Computer Science in the Library as a club or after school program
http://www.blackgirlscode.com/
https://girlswhocode.com/
https://technolochicas.org/
https://blackboyscode.com/
Code.org Express Pre-Reader
Code.org Express Reader

:40
(25 min)
CS Lesson Ideas that Align with Standards
Literacy Lessons
Librarians work independently or with a partner to use fiction and non-fiction literature to teach a CS concept then share with their table group.
Epic! Online Books
Vocabulary infused in all topics
NGSS Lesson Plans
ISTE Standards Crosswalk for Future Ready
Librarians
Computer Science Standards
Literacy Lesson Sharing Form:
Literacy Lessons Shared Responses

:60
(10 min)
Breakout.edu and other resources to promote computational thinking across the curriculum
Using Scratch and other Coding Resources
Breakout.edu Digital Activities

Supporting research

CS For All Equity Video
Code.org Equity Strategies
https://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ1125376.pdf
Code.org's Let’s Get Loopy Interactive Activity
http://www.blackgirlscode.com/
https://girlswhocode.com/
https://technolochicas.org/
https://blackboyscode.com/
Code.org Express Pre-Reader
Code.org Express Reader
https://knowledgequest.aasl.org/mixing-reading-coding-early-childhood/
Epic! Online Books
http://blog.kodable.com/2014/09/17/week-kidscancode-coding-common-core/
NGSS Lesson Plans
ISTE Standards Crosswalk for Future Ready
Librarians
Computer Science Standards
Breakout.edu Digital Activity

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Presenters

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Marianne Costello, Edmonds Heights K-12

Marianne Costello is a Library Information Specialist at Edmonds Heights K-12 in Edmonds School District, WA where she has a DIY Makerspace and Engineering Makerspace since 2017. She has been a Code.org Fundamentals Facilitator and trained over 500 elementary teachers and librarians. In the past she has been a Library and Instructional Technology Coordinator in Edmonds SD and WA Library Association School Library Chair. She has presented at NCCE, WLA, WLMA, and coordinated several library institutes in her state.

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Sherrl Kite, Edmonds Heights K-12

Sherrl Kite: is a Prof-Tech with 20 years of experience in desktop, laptop, mobile and networked environments. Specializing in Microsoft Windows, Apple OSX technologies, holding Net+ and Security + certifications. My school enables me to regularly support both older and new technology, such as self-service kiosks, 3rd party apps, and analytics tools like Tableau. A strong believer in the power of positive thinking I strive to assist employees with effective application and OS techniques. On a personal note, I enjoy a good Netflix binge and can be found sewing or at the local dog park with my rescues.

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