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Design Thinking Versus Computational Thinking: Similarities and Differences

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Overview

What does it mean to be a "good" thinker? What kinds of abilities do "good" thinkers exhibit? Are they creative, effective problem solvers, who are logical, and/or able to view things with a critical eye? Or do we mean something else entirely? There are a number of thinking models to choose from, including computational and design, both of which are specifically referenced in ISTE's Standards for Students. Join Susan Brooks-Young as she takes a closer look at both types of thinking and explores ways that you can employ both of them - on and offline - to help your students think more deeply.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Thursday, November 15, 2018 @ 2:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Learning Theories & Strategies, STEAM
Tags: computational thinking, design thinking, ISTE standards, learning theories, problem solving, STEAM

Reviews (9)

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Great resources!
 
Awesome resources and can't wait to get started!
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Sometimes it's difficult to get students to think in a different way.
Great ideas!!
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More slides to augment the audio .
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Great ideas! Thanks!
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great
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great
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+8
 
Very informative.
 

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