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Introduction to Computational Thinking Concepts in K12 Classrooms

Begins 05/01/2018
In this course, participants explore computational thinking skills and how they can be developed in classrooms both with and without the use of technology. This online course enables participants to

  • Use computational thinking as a problem solving method aligned with innovation and 21st century skills
  • Identify the essential concepts of Computational Thinking including Decomposition, Pattern Recognition, Abstraction, and Algorithm Design
  • Plan a computational thinking challenge aligned with standards and curriculum, and the methods and scaffolds to support student learning
  • Apply methods of assessing learning in computational thinking experiences
  • Develop a plan for fostering a cooperative and respectful classroom culture