Northeast Ohio Regional Library System - Event Information
Creating a Coding Club in Your Library
Real advice for real librarians! We all know that STEAM programming is important, but how practical is a coding club in a real library with limitations like budgets, space, and a staff who has never touched code before? Learn how one librarian took herself from coding newbie to successful educator running two coding clubs for grades 6-12.
This webinar addresses:
Real concerns and pitfalls
Why coding is important for ALL your patrons (hint--it has less to do with jobs and more to do with learning).
Presenter: Marisha Sullivan is a Teen Librarian at the Ashtabula County District Library. She may be relatively new to the field of librarianship, but she has hit the ground running. Her programming specialties include STEM programming (especially computer coding, engineering, and emerging technologies), and anything involving geek culture. In her semi-existent spare time, she likes to read steampunk, fantasy, independent graphic novels, and anything else that her library kids love. She is a strong LGBT+ advocate, teaches theatre, has a cat named Hufflepuff, and might have a problem with buying too much tea. She may be freely approached in her natural habitat, as she widely considered to be about as dangerous as a basket of baby bunnies.