Computational Thinking and Problem Solving

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Computational Thinking and Problem Solving

September 21 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Participants will be introduced to the concept of
Computational Thinking and its associated
framework. Participants will explore the
connections between Computational Thinking
and various content areas demonstrating its
effectiveness as computer science foundation
builder as well as a problem solving strategy.
Throughout North Carolina, educators and administrators alike are working to determine what
constitutes a digital competency credit. While educators are required to obtain them annually,
many districts have a variety of opinions as to what tool, strategy or content is classified under
digital competency. Teaching Fellows Institute would like to support its members by offering a
professional development session this fall that will meet the needs of its educators. The team at
Project Octopus, is proposing a three hour session that focuses on the instructional framework of
Computational Thinking both as a tool for integrating technology-driven practices into the
classroom but also as methodology for approaching problems and challenges within the


September 21
8:00 am - 12:00 pm