Let’s have an amazing kickoff with Prenda
Your school or library has decided to sign up with Prenda and bring coding opportunities to your community. Very exciting! This page will walk you through everything you need to know to make Prenda a success in your context. If you need any help along the way, don’t hesitate to reach out and talk with us.
Step 2: Digital Resource Setup
Generate Your Direct URL Link
Set up a direct link to Prenda that you can use on your website, emails, social media posts, or in any other digital context. This link is how you will authenticate library card holders.
To get your direct link, use the Direct Link tool contact your EBSCO rep, or contact EBSCO support at connect.ebsco.com
Add Prenda to Your Website
Feature Prenda on your library’s website. Don’t be shy to add it to multiple pages or categories. These are the common pages Prenda ends up on:
- Education / e-Learning
- Technology / STEM
Consider adding Prenda to any “Featured Resources” areas on your website for the initial launch.
Action Item: Take a moment to build your unique link and coordinate with your webmaster to get Prenda added.
Step 4: Contest Prep
Prenda organizes and runs several coding contests a year. These are free for your students to enter. They last 6-8 weeks, and students have the chance of winning code-able robots and toys.
Prenda creates all the marketing and promotional material you’ll need, but we do need your help to get the word out to your community! Access the details below.
- Coordinate with your marketing department to get the contests on the marketing schedule.
- Coordinate with whomever is running your code clubs to make sure they’re aware of the contests and can integrate them into their club.