Thinking about computational thinking

@inproceedings{Lu2009ThinkingAC,
  title={Thinking about computational thinking},
  author={James J. Lu and George H. L. Fletcher},
  booktitle={SIGCSE},
  year={2009}
}
Jeannette Wing's call for teaching Computational Thinking (CT) as a formative skill on par with reading, writing, and arithmetic places computer science in the category of basic knowledge. Just as proficiency in basic language arts helps us to effectively communicate and in basic math helps us to successfully quantitate, proficiency in computational thinking helps us to systematically and efficiently process information and tasks. But while teaching everyone to think computationally is a noble… CONTINUE READING
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