Wednesday, March 28
10:15 AM-11:15 AM
Edison Ballroom D

Exploring Computational Thinking in Preschool Math Learning Environments

Roundtable ID: 51973
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    Heather Lavigne
    Education Development Center
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    Jillian Orr
    WGBH Educational Foundation
  3. Marisa Wolsky
    WGBH Educational Foundation

Abstract: Researchers and public media content developers are working in collaboration with teachers and children on the NSF-funded project Integrating Computational Thinking (CT) into Mathematics Instruction in Rural and Urban Preschools, which is investigating the CT teaching and learning process through the research and development of classroom resources (a set of hands-on activity and digital app prototypes). In this paper, we will give an overview of the project’s CT learning goals for preschoolers and CT’s proposed alignment with preschool math instruction, provide a description of our approach to prototype development, and articulate lessons learned from classroom observations and working with teachers and advisors.

Presider: Elizabeth Dalton, URI; Dalton Ed Services International


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