Robot Invasion: How librarians in school, public and academic libraries are educating with robots.

Monday, June 29, 2015 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm

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Speaker: Christy Cochran, Library & Information Specialist, Murchison Middle School/ Austin, TX
Speaker: Eric Hannan, Teen Services Librarian, San Francisco Public Library
Speaker: Michael Cherry, Teen & Youth Librarian, Evansville Vanderburgh Public Library
Speaker: Ryan Paulsen, Library Media Specialist, New Rochelle High School/ New Rochelle, NY
Speaker: Sarah Kepple, Chief Learning Strategist, Gigalearn Library Consulting
Speaker: Tod Colegrove, Head of DeLaMare Science and Engineering Library, University of Nevada, Reno

As libraries throughout the country look to be places of making and learning, movements like hour of code promote that computer programming will soon be as important as reading. Robotics education helps students build STEAM, 21st Century, and coding skills in collaborative, creative environments. A panel of school, public and academic librarians who have coached robotics teams, circulated gear and led classes will share their experiences, and help attendees get started with robots.

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Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 2:20pm PDT
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