Cultivating a Culture of Computational Thinking
Participate and share : Poster
Emily Nestor Dr. Brooke Morgan
In order to provide all students with opportunities to engage in computational thinking, Talladega County Schools created a framework for embedding these competencies into K-12 classrooms. Learn from Talladega County leaders as they share components of their framework including teaching guides, assessment pieces and professional development resources.
|Audience:||Principals/head teachers, Coaches, Curriculum/district specialists|
|Attendee devices:||Devices useful|
|Attendee device specification:||Smartphone: Android, iOS, Windows
Laptop: Chromebook, Mac, PC
Tablet: Android, iOS, Windows
|Topic:||Computer science & computational thinking|
|Subject area:||Computer science|
|ISTE Standards:||For Students:
The purpose of this session is to provide participants with an overview of Talladega County School's Computational Thinking framework and the steps that were taken to create this framework. Participants will also be provided with examples of the framework components as well as computational thinking resources.
Emily Nestor has been in the education profession for 12 years. She began her journey as a classroom teacher and then transitioned into the role of Technology Integration Specialist. She currently serves as the Educational Technology Specialist for Talladega County Schools in East Central Alabama. Within this position, Mrs. Nestor provides specialized support to improve instruction and technology integration across all 17 schools within her district. Her ultimate goal is to help educators transform their classrooms by making learning meaningful, differentiated, and engaging - all through the use of technology.