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Robin Ricketts

Academic Technology Coordinator, The Steward School, Richmond, Virginia

Robin Ricketts is the junior kindergarten to grade 12 academic technology coordinator at The Steward School in Richmond, Virginia. She taught elementary school for 26 years before moving to this position in 2011. This background plays a large part in her approach to teaching computational thinking and robotics to younger children. She holds a BA in elementary education and in creative and performing arts from Franklin Pierce College and a certificate in early childhood technology from Tufts University.


  • Coding in the Classroom

    Computational Thinking for Kindergartners

    Songs and games can be used to teach the basics of computer science to young students in age-appropriate ways—without a screen.