This module is the fourth from Curriki’s Problem Solving through Computational Thinking for Educators: Online Professional Development Training for Middle and High School Teachers ( http://library.curriki.org/oer/Problem-Solving-through-Computational-Thinking-for-Educators-Online-Professional-Development-Training-for-Middle-and-High-School-Teachers/).
The course is aligned to Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) K-12 Computer Science Standards 5.2 Level 2: Computer Science and Community, as well as Next Generation Science Standards and Common Core Mathematics.
This module introduces the concepts and processes of abstraction and pattern generalization, the third step in Computational Thinking. Examples of abstraction are shown and resources for teaching abstraction skills in the classroom are introduced.
Tips for course completion:
Abstraction and Pattern Generalization Video (9:43)
Click on the following link to open an editable Self-Evaluation PDF.
Answer Key for Self-Evaluation
Click on the following link to open and/or download the Self-Evaluation Answer Key PDF.
Try the resources in this collection to expose your students to the concepts of Abstraction and Pattern Generalization.
Take Home Messages
Link to Final Module
Algorithm Design (http://library.curriki.org/oer/Algorithm-Design-101423/)