Learn strategies to help students think critically and solve problems creatively using technology.
Online Course 3 semester hours graduate credit
Instructor: Jennifer Kennedy
Fall: September 30 - November 22, 2019
Tuition: $452 per semester hour graduate credit ($1,356 per course)
Fall Tuition Due - October 2019
If you need a copy of the syllabus for your district to approve enrollment in the class, email: Online Professional Development
You will learn how to
- Apply computational thinking strategies to student-identified/student-relevant real-world problems.
- Create unique tasks and design challenges that integrate computational thinking with concepts in engineering design thinking, the maker movement, STEM, and all curricular areas.
- Develop activities for your grade level/subject area that integrate computational thinking activities with an existing unit of instruction.
- Guide students in developing the ability to problem solve, recover from failure, and persevere through coding challenges.
- Evaluate and select print, digital and online computational thinking resources.
- Use a coding language based on your background of experience (options include, but are not limited to, Blockly, Code.org, Java, and Scratch).
- Maximize and model effective student classroom management when working in collaborative teams.
Who Should Enroll
- Tech integration teachers
- Educational technology teachers
- Elementary, middle school, and high school educators
- School library media specialists
- STEM educators
- Those working with incarcerated youth outside of traditional K-12 education
Enroll in this course to meet your goals for
- professional development
- license renewal
- continuing education refresher course
- graduate credits/electives
- transfer the credit to another university
This course is an approved elective in the Master of Science in Education online degree program.