Integrating Computational Thinking Into Lesson Design and Delivery
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|Audience:||Curriculum/district specialists, Teachers|
|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|
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The purpose of this presentation is to demonstrate the linkage of computational thinking into elementary ed concepts.
- Participants will know the 4 main areas of computational thinking.
- Participants will be able to identify where computational thinking is found in a sample lesson.
- Participants will be able to apply computational thinking to core content.
Explanation of computational thinking as a whole (5 min.)
Interactive quiz on the 4 main areas of computational thinking (5 min.)
Sample lesson dissections (2-3) identifying where computational thinking exists (15 min.)
Bingo activity integrated into the above lesson dissections (5 min.)
*This outline can be extended to fit the time of an Interactive Lecture session. It can also easily be converted to a digital format, as the interactive components are available virtually.
Tara is the Founder of TLSpecialists LLC, an organization created to provide edtech and SEL-infused training for schools in this new world of hybrid and remote learning environments, with a focus on equitable experiences, delivered by diverse trainers. She is an award-winning educator who has helped several schools across the world with launching and sustaining effective 1:1 programs over the course of the last decade. In 2018, Tara authored and published the book, Code Equity: Keying Girls into Coding, as a guide for educators looking to make a more equitable learning environment for their students.
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