The Ultimate Guide to Computational Thinking for Educators
Computational thinking is an approach to problem solving that involves critical thinking, creativity, and innovation in the digital sphere, as well as conceptual understanding in traditional subject areas. Focused as much on the process as the solution, the ability to navigate complex information and to think in a way that complements technological processes is essential to fostering future-ready students.
Packed with plugged and unplugged examples, this guide provides a foundational understanding of computational thinking. Specifically, in The Ultimate Guide to Computational Thinking for Educators, you will:
- Discover what distinguishes computational thinking from other problem-solving processes.
- Delve into the nuances of decomposition, pattern recognition, abstraction, and algorithmic thinking.
- Explore computational thinking examples from elementary and middle school.
- Appraise computational thinking to understand why it is an essential future-ready skill.
FROM THE GUIDE –
"Through the computational thinking process, students learn to ask bold questions and persist through complexities toward yet-to-be imagined solutions."
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