Computational Thinking

Micro Robots

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Micro Robots, a simultaneous play game inspired by Alex Randolph's classic Ricochet Robots, challenges players to quickly determine how a robot can move from one spot on the grid to another.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Family/Consumer Science
Play Time: 
20 min.
Micro Robots

Middle School Computational Thinking Escape Experience

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Goodbye Summer Vacation is a Middle School Escape Experience that engages students with computational thinking concepts and skills. Students will explore logic, sequencing, block programming, efficiency, mirroring and more as they work their way through the experience.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Content Area: 
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
60 min.
Middle School Computational Thinking Escape Experience

Snow White

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Once upon a time… Discover the magic of the fairy tale with this original puzzle game. SnowWhite Deluxe is designed to introduce young children to logical thinking as well as the use of symbols. Play SnowWhite by correctly placing all the characters inside the house.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Content Area: 
Math
Computer Science
Play Time: 
10 min.
Snow White

Little Red Riding Hood

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Once upon a time… Discover the magic of the popular fairy tale in this wonderful brain teaser for preschoolers. Can you help Little Red Riding Hood find the right path to her grandma’s house?

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Content Area: 
Math
Computer Science
Play Time: 
5 min.
Little Red Riding Hood

Primo Cubetto Playset

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Cubetto is the friendly wooden robot that will teach your child the basics of computer programming through adventure and hands-on play. Montessori-approved, LOGO Turtle inspired.

Castle Logix

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Construct castles, block by block and tower by tower, as you flex your logic muscles with this beautifully crafted 3-D wooden puzzle. The challenge is to assemble the wooden blocks and towers to build one of the castles in the included puzzle booklet.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Content Area: 
Computer Science
Play Time: 
5 min.
Castle Logix

Camelot Jr

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From SmartGames, the worldwide leader in single player puzzle games, comes Camelot Jr. Construct castles to connect your Prince and Princess, block by block and tower by tower, with this award-winning and beautifully crafted 3-D wooden puzzle.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Content Area: 
Computer Science
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
5 min.
Camelot Jr

Three Little Piggies

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Once upon a time... Can you help these three smart pigs build their houses? Can you set them up so that the pigs can play outside? If you spot the wolf can you help the pigs stay safe inside their houses? Smart Little Piggies is a perfect brain game for young children.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Content Area: 
Computer Science
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
5 min.
Three Little Piggies

Report of a Workshop on the Scope and Nature of Computational Thinking

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Copies: 1

This report summarizes a workshop on the nature of computational thinking held February 19-20, 2009 in Washington, D.C., under the auspices of the National Research Council's (NRC's) Committee for the Workshops on Computational Thinking. The workshop was structured to gather inputs and insights from computer scientists, information technologists, and disciplinary experts knowledgeable about how computational thinking might be relevant to their domains of expertise.

Report of a Workshop on the Scope and Nature of Computational Thinking

Report of a Workshop on the Pedagogical Aspects of Computational Thinking

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This report summarizes the second of two workshops on computational thinking, which was held February 4-5, 2-10, in Washington, D.C., under the auspices of the National Research Council's (NRC's) Committee for the Workshops on Computational Thinking.

Report of a Workshop on the Pedagogical Aspects of Computational Thinking

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