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Computational Thinking is a 21st-century skill that, in the information age, is indispensable to all humans.

people professions

Every student and every profession, from a writer to a baseball player, needs computational thinking to succeed.

children around the world

Computational thinking education is not institutionalized in an equitable and accessible way.

 

 Computational Thinking Alliance

An alliance of for-profit and non-profit professional development organizations, digital platform providers, and educational institutions with a common goal:

To institute computational thinking as an important educational asset in schools across the world.

 
Group of teachers and professional development organizations

CTA is dedicated to expanding the notion of computational thinking from a math and computer science topic to one useful for all subjects.

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CTA aims to retool schools with the platforms, content, and strategies they need to effectively convey computational thinking skills to their students.

 

Goals of CTA

 
 
Integrating computational thinking into curriculum book

Integration

Integrate computational thinking into current math and computer science curricula.

Person/student thinking, experimenting and self directing

Self Learning

Foster a culture of learning that is experimental and self-directed.

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Privacy

Ensure privacy protections when integrating new ed-tech and learning environments into the classroom.

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Collaboration

Become a foundation of and complement to existing coding and makerspace platforms

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Math Playground

Provide a Computational Thinking Playground in the language of math

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Virtual Makerspace

Provide a virtual makerspace to foster creativity in an accessible and equitable way.

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Professional Dev.

Provide innovative professional development for STEM teachers and education leaders.

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Empower Sharing

Empower teachers and students to create and share their own work.

Empower and Impact at Scale