In this episode, you’ll hear from Jorge Valenzuela as he shares the what, why and how of computational thinking in classrooms. Jorge describes how to use the foundations of computational thinking in any subject area. We’ll talk about our favorite EdTech tools and strategies, and Jorge shares his book Rev Up Robotics.
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How to Incorporate Computational Thinking
So let’s make this EdTech easy…
- Determine your content area connections, like patterns or predictions
- Look at both tech-friendly, and no-tech connections
- Ask yourself, how can my students think logically like a computer?
- Share your experience with a colleague and brainstorm a new activity
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Resources mentioned in this episode:
- This podcast was transcribed with Rev, use my affiliate link to try it out: try.rev.com/Cz82B
- All about page: Jorge Valenzuela’s
- Jorge Valenzuela’s Blog, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook
- Lifelong Learning Defined (LLD)
- Free Chapter from Rev Up Roboticsby Jorge Valenzuela on Computational Thinking
- Jorge Valenzuela’s book: Rev Up Robotics
- The Educator’s Guide to Flipgrid
- How to Use Flipgrid for Book Clubs (Blog Post)
- Sphero (STEM & Robotics Kits)
- KinderLab Robotics (STEAM & Coding Resource)
- Wonder Workshops (Robotics Education Platform)
- Ring Central (Communication Platform)
- 8 Ways to Check for Understanding with Nearpod (Blog post)
- Nearpod (Student engagement tool)
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