Computational thinking

Google CS First ignites interest in computer science

12/28/2015 Coding Tools Computational thinking STEM Personalized learning Literacies Digital storytelling

CS First is a free web-based program that exposes students to computer science through video tutorials and modules that students participate in as after-school, in-school and summer programs.

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