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Tuesday, July 9 • 3:45pm - 4:55pm
Computational Thinking Pathways: WHAT (Session #3)

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Note: The Computational Thinking Pathways guided activities are presented as a sequence for developing inclusive pathways to ensure all students in a school or district have access to and develop competency in computational thinking and computer science. It is highly recommended that participants interested in this have also attended CT Pathways Sessions #1 and #2.

Session #3 explores the "What?" of CS & CT-- how do we define these skills and how do we develop a coherent pathway across grades K-12 in which students have the opportunity to build upon prior understandings and practices? Participants will explore the way other districts and organizations have operationally defined CS and CT, and consider existing frameworks and initiatives within their own schools that could be potentially leveraged to integrate CS/ CT across subjects and grade levels, moving from tools to themes to specific grade band competencies.

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Tomorrow's sessions will be a mix of topics selected from the topic picker on the party deck and the results of this survey. So let us know what session you would like to see repeated tomorrow and visit the party deck to participate in the topic picker!

Moderators
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Quinn Burke

Senior Research Scientist, Digital Promise
Quinn Burke is a Senior Research Scientist in the Learning Sciences at Digital Promise. Quinn’s research examines the effectiveness of different coding activities by which to introduce computer science and computational thinking (CT) to students. Quinn’s research has been supported... Read More →

Speakers
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Jeremy Roschelle

Executive Director, Learning Sciences Research, Digital Promise
Dr. Roschelle applies learning science theories and methods to understand how, when and why technology can enable improved teaching and learning. He is nationally and internationally recognized for groundbreaking research in computer-supported collaborative learning; learning with... Read More →


Tuesday July 9, 2019 3:45pm - 4:55pm PDT
Laguna E

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