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    • Gerald Ardito

      Developing Computational Thinking in Compulsory Education

      This is a very interesting report prepared by the Joint Research Centre.

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      • Gerald Ardito

        Teaching Computational Thinking

        Computational Thinking is a concept developed by Jeanette Wing of Carnegie Mellon University. According to Wing and her colleagues, it has several components: Computational thinking is a way of solving problems, designing systems, and understanding human behavior that draws on concepts ...

        Tags: cs for teachers, cs4teachers, spring 2017, computational thinking, wing

        • Gerald Ardito

          With new technology, mathematicians turn numbers into art

          Tags: computational thinking, digital humanities, cs4teachers

          • Gerald Ardito

            'Anumeric' people: What happens when a language has no words for numbers?

            This is a really interesting article on large numbers of people in the world who are "anumeric." Their language and practices do not include words for numbers. Here is an interesting quote: So, how did we ever invent “unnatural” numbers in the first place? The...

            Tags: math, computational thinking

            • Gerald Ardito

              Playing with the Wolfram Computational Language

              I just spent some time this afternoon reading this really interesting blog post by computer scientist Stephen Wolfram, talking about both cool things you can do with his Wolfram Language and, more broadly, the distinction and benefits of a computational (as opposed to programming) language. ...

              Tags: computational language, computational thinking, wolfram language