2017 ASTC Annual Conference (October 21-24)

Computational Tinkering v2.0: Designing the Next Generation of Computational Learning Activities

Monday, October 23, 2017: 4:15 PM-6:15 PM
Convention Center
Session Leader:
Mike Petrich, Exploratorium
Keith Braafladt, Science Museum of Minnesota, Karen Wilkinson, Exploratorium, Natalie Rusk, MIT Media Lab, Amos Blanton, LEGO Foundation, Keith Ostfeld, Children's Museum of Houston, Lydia Beall, Museum of Science and Maria Mortati, Mortati and Friends

In this session we will share an approach to Computational Tinkering through a new set of making and tinkering tools, technologies, activities, and strategies designed to support important understanding about computational concepts that go beyond the traditional didactic teaching approaches that we’ve come to recognize as Computational Thinking.