New LA libraries program turns ‘story time’ into hands-on ‘coder time’

From 89.3 KPCC

” On a recent afternoon at the central library in Los Angeles, nine-year-old Perla Hernandez typed on a provided laptop, working on a drawing game called “Phenomenal Turtle”. Getting the turtle to move across the screen required her to break down big complex problems into small sequential steps.In other words, the nine-year-old girl was learning to code.”

http://www.scpr.org/news/2015/09/19/54485/new-la-libraries-program-turns-story-time-into-han/

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