Archive for November 6, 2010

Google: Exploring Computational Thinking

Pretty interesting: Google is offering a definition of computational thinking, and a set of resources created by Google engineers working with teachers.

Google is committed to promoting computational thinking throughout the K-12 curriculum to support student learning and expose everyone to this 21st century skill.

What is Computational Thinking? Computational thinking (CT) involves a set of problem-solving skills and techniques that software engineers use to write programs that underlay the computer applications you use such as search, email, and maps. Below is a list of specific techniques along with real world examples from our every day lives.

via Google: Exploring Computational Thinking.

November 6, 2010 at 3:08 am 7 comments


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