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Thursday, May 16 • 1:40pm - 2:30pm
Computer Science, Computational Thinking & Maker Mindsets for All? Absolutely!

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Learn how an elementary Library Media Specialist in rural southern Minnesota has been working to integrate computer science concepts, computational thinking activities and a maker mindset with teachers and students in her schools. Discuss the importance of incorporating these materials and activities in classrooms in order to encourage purposeful play which builds invaluable executive skills for young learners. Get tips for collaborating with teachers, and get ideas for unplugged and robotic materials to purchase to start a mobile makerspace library in your school. If you’re intimidated by the thought of trying to start a computer science or maker mindset initiative in your school or district, this session is for you!

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Kristen Seeger

Teacher, Albert Lea Area Schools

Thursday May 16, 2019 1:40pm - 2:30pm CDT
Rm 319

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