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Author Kepple, Sarah, author.

Title Library robotics : technology and English language arts activities for ages 8-24 / Sarah Kepple.

Publication Info. Santa Barbara, California ; Denver, Colorado : Libraries Unlimited, An Imprint of ABC-CLIO, LLC, [2015]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Meridian CUSD 223 - Stillman Valley HS Adult Non Fiction - SP2Y-14  027.626 KEP    AVAILABLE
Description xviii, 156 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Summary "A dive-right-in, quick-start guide for busy library professionals who want to build literacy, STEAM, and other 21st-century skills using simple robots in a fun, collaborative environment. Provides the only guidebook currently available about robotics written by a librarian, for librarians--a simple, practical guide that virtually any librarian can use, no prior tech experience necessary. Guides librarians in using their knowledge of literacy, youth development, and guided-inquiry methodology to gain an accessible entry point to grow their technological skills alongside the youth they serve. Includes lesson plans and activity guides to help you start a simple robotics curriculum as quickly as possible. Supplies outcome measurement tools. Discusses funding ideas and sample budgets"-- Provided by publisher.
"The collaborative, resource-rich environment of your library is ideal for robotics learning activities for students ages eight and up. Learn how to use robotics to grow STEAM and literacy skills with this book"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 147-149) and index.
Contents Why robots? -- How robots? -- Which robots? Selecting and paying for equipment -- Making the case -- Stand-alone activity guide -- Camp activity guide -- Club activity guide.
Subject Libraries -- Activity programs.
Robotics -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs.
Technological literacy -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs.
Language arts.
Educational technology.
Young adults' libraries -- Activity programs.
Children's libraries -- Activity programs.
School libraries -- Activity programs.
Robotics -- Study and teaching -- Activity programs.
Libraries -- Activity programs.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
EDUCATION -- Guidance & Orientation.
EDUCATION -- Guidance & Orientation.
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General.
ISBN 9781440835582 (paperback)
1440835586 (paperback)

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