Meet Cubetto: Coding the Montessori Way
On Friday, December 21, 2018 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM come explore the basics of coding in a fun and screenless way while programming Cubetto, a wooden coding robot that uses coding blocks to be programmed. For ages 6-8. Register here.
Coding without the screen
- Cubetto turns coding into a tangible, age-appropriate experience that reduces screen-time, increases engagement, and enhances learning.
Inclusive & gender neutral
- Coding with Cubetto happens with hands-on coding blocks, which means children can use it irrespective of reading ability or language barriers.
Read more about Cubetto: Colori: Teaching Coding the Montessori Way
Database of the Month: Mango Languages
Have you heard about Mango Languages? With your Library Card, you can use Mango to delve into any of the 71 different languages offered, each with multiple courses!
Mango Languages offers many different units and chapters in a variety of languages, including Biblical or Modern Hebrew, Yiddish, French, Russian – and even Pirate! Classes have conversation and grammar lessons with audio and text-input teaching. Some languages on Mango even offer business, medical, or more Specialty Courses for the business person on the go!
Mango is available in a web browser or as an application on your smart phone or device through your Apple or Google Play Store. Access it through the Library by clicking on this link or go to the hamburger menu at the top left of the screen, choose Databases, then eLearning, and Mango Languages Online Language Learning when using a computer!
Want more information on Mango Languages? Please stop by either the Youth or Information & Reader Services desk and ask!