This is the perfect course for all of you that love playful, hands-on learning experiences on digital and unplugged technologies, gain a new vision on inclusive methodologies, design creative and fun lesson plans that trigger problem solving abilities and have a low floor, high ceiling approach.
We will discuss many practical aspects of the learning-teaching process that create those “Wow moments” so needed to inspire children’s natural curiosity and engage them to the STEM disciplines through coding and tinkering activities.
This course will offer teachers and educators awareness and insight on inclusive methodologies in technology, both plugged and unplugged, engaging and exciting for the whole classroom, in a constructivist perspective, with a specific angle on equity.
Come and be a part of "Computational Thinking and STEAM Made Easy" in Florence, where you'll not only gain insights into cutting-edge educational concepts but also immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of this enchanting city. Join us for a week of professional development, collaboration, and cultural exploration!
Gain a deep understanding of Computational Thinking concepts and their relevance to STEAM education.
Explore hands-on strategies and activities to incorporate Computational Thinking into various subjects.
Acquire valuable tools for promoting problem-solving, creativity, and critical thinking in the classroom.
Develop a collaborative network of educators interested in STEAM and Computational Thinking.
Receive a certificate of completion.
Computational Thinking and STEAM Made Easy
Introduction to Computational Thinking and STEAM:
Welcome and course introduction. Icebreaker activities.
What is Computational Thinking, and why is it important?
Exploring the connections between Computational Thinking and STEAM.
Storyboarding, group discussions and brainstorming.
Note: The course programme may undergo minor changes based on logistical considerations and resource availability.