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Title: High School Girls Use PicoCrickets to Learn Programming Skills PDF
Url: http://www.iwitts.org/proven-practices/retention-sub-topics/informal-...
Publisher: National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science
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.
LC Classification: Technology -- Technology (General) -- Women in technology
Science -- Mathematics -- Instruments and machines -- Calculating machines -- Electronic computers. Computer science -- Other topics, A-Z -- Computers and women
GEM Subject: Vocational Education -- Technology
Vocational Education -- Instructional issues
Science -- Technology
Science -- Instructional issues
Date Issued: 2007
Resource Type: Cases
Reading Materials
Format: pdf
Audience: College/University Instructors
Curriculum Supervisors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: Contact the National Institute for Women in Trades, Technology and Science for copyright information
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2012-02-09 03:00:03 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2012-02-08 13:27:50 (W3C-DTF)
Source Type: ATE Project
Source: ATE Projects
Full Record Views: 53
Resource URL Clicks: 3
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