Serendip is an independent site partnering with faculty at multiple colleges and universities around the world. Happy exploring!

Reply to comment

LuisanaT's picture

Ideal educational system continued

Computational thinking involves the process of working with abstractions which can hold a very close relationship with inquiry based skills. For while computational thinking considers multiple levels of abstractions, inquiry takes those abstractions and decomposes them through investigation, questioning, skepticism, and criticism. With that in mind, can the Three R's of lower-leveled education (Reading, Writing, Arithmetic) be amended to include, for lack of the best term, THINKING, a form of thinking that encompasses both a computational mentality using inquiry based skills?


To prevent automated spam submissions leave this field empty.
4 + 3 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.