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Friday, June 3 • 2:50pm - 3:50pm
Unplugged. Computational Thinking in the K-5 Classroom (in-person)

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This session provides teachers classroom activities to encourage hands-on computational thinking - no technology required. We will define the four main elements of computational thinking - decomposition, pattern matching, abstraction, and algorithms - play a game or two to practice the concepts, and identify areas of your day to incorporate these ideas. By the end of the hour, you will come away with tech-free ideas that promote computational thinking in your classroom.

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Dixie Kalvels

Lab Tech
Dixie has been teaching elementary digital literacy since 2017. She believes that learning how to think about technology is more important than how to use specific tech tools. Computational thinking occurs in every area of life, so it is her goal to encourage the next generation of... Read More →

Friday June 3, 2022 2:50pm - 3:50pm MDT