Practice Guide: Computational thinking

Computational skills need to be reflected in curricula and practice, as Marc Faulder shows in this series about teaching computational thinking in the early years.

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Learning & Development: Computational Thinking - Think again

Computational skills need to be reflected in curricula and practice, writes Marc Faulder in the first part of a new series on teaching computational thinking in the early years

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Learning & Development: Computational Thinking, part 2 - In sequence

Pattern-spotting and decomposition are two of the six fundamental skills required for computational thinking. Marc Faulder examines how they best fit with what is...

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Learning & Development: Computational Thinking: Part 3 - It’s logical

Computational thinking can take place in the kitchen, when sequencing stories, in experimenting with floating and sinking objects, and even when playing with toy...

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Learning & Development: Computational Thinking: Part 4 - Mirror, mirror

Activities that use computational thinking, such as giving a robot very simple instructions, teach problem-solving and encourages children to take a creative approach...