Using tech in youth programs intimidates many of us, but incorporating it isn't as difficult as you might think! Adding tech elements to a program that has other activities, rather than focusing only on a piece of technology, is a great way to start. There are also some easy, inexpensive items you can buy, like Makey Makey, that will provide lots of opportunities for programming fun. Take a look at this handout for more suggestions and resources.
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Aside from great sessions, guest author Tom Lichtenheld hosted a picture book roundtable where he shared some of his favorites, then kept everyone laughing during lunch as he talked about his career as an author and illustrator.
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