STEM Everyday #188 | 1's and 0's for Every Child | feat. Miriam Tocino STEM Everyday

Growing up, Miriam's dad wanted her to go into computer science. She thought that computers were gray and boring. "It took me 30 years to find the creative and human side of technology and I don't want the same to happen to our children."As a coding teacher, Miriam Tocino has taught hundreds of students to switch their careers into tech. TELLING STORIES has helped her to make abstract concepts accessible and keep kids engaged.As the author of the Zerus & Ona books, Miriam aims to bring what she learned during her days as a teacher into people's homes and help spark children's curiosity for the world of computers.Find out more about the Zerus and Ona books:Website zerusandona.comTwitter @zerusandonaSubscribe to the newsletter & get a free resource download zerusandona.com/pages/dailystemConnect with MiriamTwitter @miriamtocinoemail miriam@zerusandona.com(the other book Miriam mentioned in the episode: Ada Lovelace, Poet and Scientist)Chris Woods is the host of the STEM Everyday Podcast… Connect with him:dailystem.comtwitterinstagramyoutubeGet Chris's book Daily STEM on AmazonSupport the show (http://dailystem.com/stem-everyday-podcast/)
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