In our online EDUC 664 Teaching K-12 Computational Thinking course you will learn computational thinking strategies and identify relevant, real-world problems that can be applied in all curricular areas, STEM, small group maker labs or makerspace settings.
Our Computational Thinking course includes how to:
- Design challenges that integrate computational thinking with concepts in all curricular areas.
- Develop computational thinking activities for your grade-level and subject area with an existing unit of instruction.
- Evaluate and select print, digital and online computational thinking resources.
- Use coding language based on your background of experience.
- Maximize and model effective classroom management when working in collaborative teams.
- Identify resources and create challenges that are appropriate for makerspaces or small group work.
Online Course 3 semester hours of graduate credit
Instructor: Jennifer Kennedy
Fall: September 28 - November 20, 2020
Tuition: $466 per semester hour graduate credit ($1,398 for a three-credit course)
Fall Tuition Due - October 14, 2020
We invite you to enroll in our Computational Thinking course to meet your professional development foals if you need a license renewal, graduate credits, or just a refresher course.
If you need a copy of the syllabus for your employer to approve enrollment in the class, email: Online Professional Development or call 715-642-0209.
This course is an approved elective in the Master of Science in Education online degree program.
Our online Computational Thinking course allows you to complete your weekly assignments as they best fit your schedule. All discussion postings and projects are submitted online.
Our students include:
- Tech integration teachers
- Educational technology teachers
- Elementary, middle school, and high school classroom teachers
- School library media specialists
- STEM educators
- Those working with incarcerated youth outside of traditional K-12 education