Combining Literacy and Coding Together to Create Projects That Are Personal and Meaningful

The Librarian Influencer of the Week is Nicole Kang. She studied engineering at MIT and fell in love with education as she worked on various education related projects. Her website was one of the recipients of the 2019 AASL Best Website for Teaching and Learning Award. Click here to listen now!

Here are some coding tips Nicole shared:

  • Nicole noted that the AASL standards include digital creation and publishing. Her website supports this by allowing students to create stories and publish them.

  • Nicole says that coding is another way for students to express themselves in the digital realm.

  • She mentioned that coding is something librarians can add to a rotation station, including a digital rotation during this pandemic.

  • Students love the immediate feedback they get from coding.

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