This module is the second 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 concept and process of decomposition, the first step in Computational Thinking. Examples of decomposition are shown and resources for teaching decomposition skills in the classroom are introduced.
Tips for module completion:
Decomposition Video (11:03)
This video introduces the concept and process of decomposition, the first step in Computational Thinking. Decomposition is defined and related concepts are explained. Examples of decomposition are shown and resources and methods for teaching decomposition skills in the classroom are introduced.
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 concept of decomposition.
Take Home Messages
Link to Next Module
Pattern Recognition ( http://library.curriki.org/oer/Pattern-Recognition-101419/)