Computational thinking has been trending, but what is it, really?
Simply put, computational thinking is a method of reasoning that teaches students how to solve real-world, complex problems with strategies that computers use. Computational thinking and the design thinking process are frameworks for problem-solving to help address the need for 21st-century skills across our nation’s K-12 school system. While computation governs the world around us, computational thinking as a teaching and learning framework is a new concept for many.
These skills are becoming progressively important due to the constant evolution of technology and its place in our economy. An increasingly automated workforce means students who have had exposure to tech-thinking will be more likely to succeed.…Read More