The 2015 AMMCS-CAIMS Congress

Interdisciplinary AMMCS Conference Series

Waterloo, Ontario, Canada | June 7-12, 2015

Minisymposium (ID: SS-CTSTEME)

Computational Thinking And Stem In 21st Century Education

Julie Mueller (WLU, Waterloo), Hasan Shodiev (WLU, Waterloo)

Advances in computing and educational technologies have made Computational Thinking a new paradigm in education. Problem-solving using computer simulation has become a leading skill in the 21 century. Computational thinking is an approach to solving problems, finding best solutions, designing systems, and understanding human behaviour that draws on concepts fundamental to computing. The aim of this special session is to bring together an interdisciplinary group of researchers to discuss recent developments in computational thinking and STEM education. It will include, but not be limited to, computational thinking tools, computational thinking across disciplines, STEM education across disciplines, graphical programming languages in education, assessment of computational thinking, tinkering related to computational thinking, and problem-solving strategies and outcomes.

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