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Professional Development

Below is a list of resources that you, as a librarian, can use to refresh your skills.



Virtual Programs 101: Behind the Scenes

Bringing the Stories of the Skies to Your Library

Beg, Borrow and Steal…

Grappling with Unconscious Bias

Imagine Your Story… With a STEAM Twist!

Learn to Code

Get Your Feet Wet!

Beginning Block Coding

Getting Started with Block Programming

Introduction to Web Development

Intro to Javascript

Intro to HTML

Dig a Little Deeper

Solo Learn

Kahn Academy

CSS Fundamentals

HTML Fundamentals


Code Like a Master

Advanced Javascript: Games & Visualization

Advanced HTML: Makes Webpages Interactive

Learn Python



Gender Equity


SciGirls Strategies: The Complete Guide

SciGirls: How to Engage Girls in STEM

Proven Strategies: Engaging Girls in STEM

Activity Makeover: Apply SciGirls Strategies

Video: SciGirls Strategies


The Big Idea: What the Research Shows

Tips for Using SciGirls Strategies

Additional Gender Equity Resources

Cracking the Gender Code


Cultural Responsive

Latinx Resources

Latina SciGirls

Engaging Latino Families Guide (English)

Engaging Latino Families Guide (Spanish)

Bilingual One-Page Activity Sheets

Additional Resources in Spanish

Articles, Blogs and Newsletters


4 Easy Tips… STEM Activities at Home

Engaging/Supporting Families…

12 Best STEM Activities for Kids

Seven NSF-supported STEM Resources

Cooped Up At Home? Help Scientists…

STAR Net Blogs

STEAM Engines: Awwwww, Spiders

Resources for Homebound Families #1

Resources for Homebound Families # 2

Resources for Homebound Families #3

STEAM Engines: You Won’t See Me

Recent Newsletters

STEAM Ahead @ Home – 06/03/20

STEAM Ahead @ Home – 05/20/20

STEAM Ahead @ Home – 05/06/20

STEAM Ahead @ Home – 04/21/20

STEAM Ahead @ Home – 04/08/20