Are you new to the new Digital Technologies Curriculum and unsure what the term ‘computational thinking’ means? If so, then this post and the free resources is for you. Computational thinking (CT) involves higher-level thought processes which is often connected to the use of technology, but does not always have to be; it can be performed on a much lower scale which is demonstrated in Progress Outcome 1.
Doing this allows us to understand what makes Aotearoa distinctive and unique. Te Takanga o Te Wā is a document published in 2015 to support the understanding of Māori history for year 1-8 students and their teachers. When utilised well, this resource provides all students with a knowledge-base they can identify with.
Many educators across New Zealand are learning to embed the new Digital Technologies Curriculum into their programmes. This blog post will help you learn how to easily integrate Computational Thinking into your classroom for Progress Outcome 1.
Are you stuck on how to begin understanding Computational Thinking as a new key competency in the technology curriculum? Are you wondering how to implement it (CT) into your school-wide learning areas?