CoderDojo is a loosely connected global network of freevolunteer-led,community-based programming clubs for young people. The volunteers are usually a mix of technical mentors and nontechnical volunteers.
NestWatch is a nationwide monitoring program conducted by The Cornell Lab of Ornithology, designed to track the status and trends in the reproductive biology of birds, including when nesting occurs, how many eggs are laid and hatch, and how many hatchlings survive.
Nearly five years ago, Gurnee District 56 embarked on a journey to equip students in the district with iPads to be used as their primary curriculum delivery tool. As we began that journey, there were no road maps to follow, and many times it felt as if we were walking in a dense forest with no idea what lurked five feet ahead of us. In a truly collaborative effort, we began to clear the forest and discover enough light to chart a clear path forward. We have come so far since then.