CT1.02-Computational Thinking: D.A.P.A.

The 4 core concepts needed to start thinking computationally

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Description

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In order to master the ability to "think computationally", one must have a solid understanding of decomposition, abstraction, pattern recognition and algorithm developmentThis is a quick high level overview of the four concepts.


Prerequisites

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Target Audience

All students, regardless of age can and should be taking this class, but we think this is best for students 2nd grade and up.

Testing?

YES.  Just like all of our micro-lessons there will be a test after each lesson. The entire class is 20 minutes long. 15 minutes will be devoted to material and 5 minutes for testing. No need to panic, you can always do the test again if you aren't able to achieve 80% or more the first time around.


A Summary

 

Minimum Grade Best for students 2nd grade and up
Complexity Level Low to Medium
Length 20 minutes / Class
Subject Area Overview of decomposition, abstraction, pattern recognition and algorithm development.