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Report of a workshop on the pedagogical aspects of computational thinking

Author: National Research Council (U.S.) Committee for the Workshops on Computational Thinking
Publisher: Washington, D.C National Academies Press 2011
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" ... Summarizes the second workshop, which was held February 4-5, 2010, in Washington, D.C., and focuses on pedagogical considerations for computational thinking. This workshop was structured to gather pedagogical inputs and insights from educators who have addressed computational thinking in their work with K-12 teachers and students. It illuminates different approaches to computational thinking and explores  Read more...
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: National Research Council (U.S.) Committee for the Workshops on Computational Thinking
ISBN: 1283253534 0309214742 9780309214742 9781283253536 9780309214759 0309214750 1283253321 9781283253321
OCLC Number: 839021294
Notes: "Committee for the Workshops on Computational Thinking, Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences
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Description: Online-Ressource (xiii, 162 p) col. ill.
Contents: 1.INTRODUCTION1.1.Scope and Approach of This Report1.2.Motivating an Examination of Pedagogy1.3.Organization of This Report2.KEY POINTS EXPRESSED BY PRESENTERS AND DISCUSSANTS2.1.Perspectives on Computational Thinking and Computational Thinkers2.2.Activities of Computational Thinking2.3.Contexts for Computational Thinking2.3.1.Everyday Life2.3.2.Games and Gaming2.3.3.Science2.3.4.Engineering2.3.5.Journalism2.3.6.Abstracting Problem Solving from Specific Contexts2.4.Pedagogical Environments for Computational Thinking2.4.1.Foci for Pedagogical Environments2.4.2.Illustrative Pedagogical Environments2.5.Developmental Considerations and Computational Thinking2.5.1.Development of Scientific Thinking in Children2.5.2.Possible Progressions2.6.Assessments for Computational Thinking2.7.Teachers and Computational Thinking2.7.1.Professional Development and Other Needs for Teacher Support2.7.2.Teachers and Career Awareness2.8.Learning Contexts and Computational Thinking2.8.1.Aligning with Standards2.8.2.Out-of-School Computational Thinking2.9.Research and Unanswered Questions Regarding Computational Thinking2.9.1.The Importance of a Process for Defining Computational Thinking2.9.2.The Role of Technology2.9.3.The Need for Interoperability2.9.4.The Need for a Career Framework3.COMMITTEE MEMBER PERSPECTIVES3.1. / Alfred Aho --
3.2. / Uri Wilensky --
3.3. / Yasmin Kafai --
3.4. / Marcia Linn --
3.5. / Larry Snyder --
3.6. / Janet Kolodner --
3.7. / Brian Blake --
4.SUMMARIES OF INDIVIDUAL PRESENTATIONS4.1.Computational Thinking and Scientific Visualization4.1.1.Questions Addressed4.1.2. / Robert Tinker, Concord Consortium --
4.1.3. / Mitch Resnick, Massachusetts Institute of Technology --
4.1.4. / John Jungck, Beloit College, BioQUEST --
4.1.5. / Idit Caperton, World Wide Workshop, Globaloria --
4.2.Computational Thinking and Technology4.2.1.Questions Addressed4.2.2. / Robert Panoff, Shodor Education Foundation --
4.2.3. / Stephen Uzzo, New York Hall of Science, Museum Studies --
4.2.4. / Jill Denner, Education, Training, Research Associates --
4.2.5. / Lou Gross, National Institute for Mathematical and Biological Synthesis --
4.3.Computational Thinking in Engineering and Computer Science4.3.1.Questions Addressed4.3.2. / Christine Cunningham, Museum of Science, Engineering is Elementary Project --
4.3.3. / Taylor Martin, University of Texas at Austin --
4.3.4. / Ursula Wolz, College of New Jersey --
4.3.5. / Peter Henderson, Butler University --
4.4.Teaching and Learning Computational Thinking4.4.1.Questions Addressed4.4.2. / Deanna Kuhn, Columbia University --
4.4.3. / Matthew Stone, Rutgers University --
4.4.4. / Jim Slotta, University of Toronto, Ontario Institute for Studies in Education --
4.4.5. / Joyce Malyn-Smith, Education Development Center, Inc., ITEST Learning Resource Center --
4.4.6. / Jan Cuny, National Science Foundation, CS 10K Project --
4.5.Educating the Educators4.5.1.Questions Addressed4.5.2. / Michelle Williams, Michigan State University --
4.5.3. / Walter Allan and Jeri Erickson, Foundation for Blood Research, EcoScienceWorks Project --
4.5.4. / Danny Edelson, National Geographic Society --
4.6.Measuring Outcomes (for Evaluation) and Collecting Feedback (for Assessment)4.6.1.Questions Addressed4.6.2. / Paulo Blikstein, Stanford University --
4.6.3. / Christina Schwarz, Michigan State University --
4.6.4. / Mike Clancy, University of California, Berkeley, --
4.6.5. / Derek Briggs, University of Colorado, Boulder --
4.6.6. / Cathy Lachapelle, Museum of Science, Engineering is Elementary Project --
5.CONCLUSIONAPPENDIXESA.Workshop AgendaB.Short Biographies of Committee Members, Workshop Participants, and Staff.
Responsibility: National Research Council of the National Academies

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" ... Summarizes the second workshop, which was held February 4-5, 2010, in Washington, D.C., and focuses on pedagogical considerations for computational thinking. This workshop was structured to gather pedagogical inputs and insights from educators who have addressed computational thinking in their work with K-12 teachers and students. It illuminates different approaches to computational thinking and explores lessons learned and best practices."--Publisher website

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