Type:

Other

Description:

This case study discusses Laura Enman, Program Coordinator at Techbridge, and her efforts to work with fourteen high school girls and teach them engineering and computer science principles. She used PicoCrickets which are "tiny computers that can make things spin, light up, and play music" to teach programming. At the end of the course, the girls were excited about the possibilities of computer programming.

Subjects:

  • Science > Technology
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120216120826721T,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-021,Higher Education,NSDL,Technical Education (Lower Division),Undergraduate (Lower Division),Vocational Education -- Instructional issues,Vocational Education -- Technology,High School,Science -- Instructional issues,Education,Technology,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Science -- Technology

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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