Easy as Pi: Designing a Library Program to Support Computational Thinking in Preteens

Danielle Wing, Eric Meyers

Abstract


Since presentations this spring at the BCLA and CLA conferences on their Raspberry Pi program, Danielle Wing and Eric Meyers have had librarians and educators asking them: how did you develop this program? What would we need to start a Raspberry Pi program at our library? This article discusses the origins of the project, sketches an outline of the program curriculum, and provides a few measures of initial success and considerations for future programs.


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ISSN 1918-6118