Dive into new apps, robotics toys, and coding technology in this hands on program. The purpose of this program is to not only expose the participants to educational digital media but to also help them evaluate these media resources for themselves. Some apps are geared for younger children with the intent that participants will evaluate if these are good for the age group suggested. For children entering grades 2-5.
July 2: STEM
July 16: Music
July 30: Nature/ Art
Since 2010 children have more exposure to new digital media such as tablets, smart phones and computers. Because of this increased exposure it has become incredibly important for children's librarian to embrace the role of "Media Mentor." This program will help children evaluate new technology and think critically about the technology they use everyday.