• What are plausible paths and activities for teaching the most important computational thinking concepts?

Presenters:

Robert Tinker, The Concord Consortium

Mitch Resnick, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

John Jungck, Beloit College, BioQUEST

Idit Caperton, World Wide Workshop

Committee respondent: Uri Wilensky

10:15 AM-10:45 AM

Break

10:45 AM-12:00 PM

Panel 2—Computational Thinking and Technology

•  What are the relevant lessons learned and best practices for improving computational thinking in K-12 education?

•  What are examples of computational thinking and how, if at all, does computational thinking vary by discipline at the K-12 level?

•  What exposures and experiences contribute to developing computational thinking in the disciplines?

•  How do computers and programming fit into computational thinking?

•  What are plausible paths and activities for teaching the most important computational thinking concepts?

Presenters:

Robert Panoff, Shodor Education Foundation

Stephen Uzzo, New York Hall of Science

Jill Denner, Education, Training, Research Associates

Committee respondent: Yasmin Kafai



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