How is "Computer Science" defined in your School?
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- Governors for CS and K–12 Computer Science Framework Convening. Some great resources from the Governors for CS+ K-12 Computer Science Framework Convening https://code.org/educate/curriculum/3rd-party
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I got an interesting request today from The Education Commission of the States. They wanted to know how schools in New Jersey define "Computer Science".
The K12 Computer Science Framework defines computer science as "The study of computers and algorithmic processes, including their principles, their hardware and software designs, their implementation, and their impact on society. [ACM, 2006]'" This is separated from the CS vision statement.How is "Computer Science" defined in your school?
Tiffany Lucey My definition would include all of the above, plus: an extension that includes developing an understanding of the engineering and design principles,...My definition would include all of the above, plus: an extension that includes developing an understanding of the engineering and design principles, specific inclusion in the society component of digital citizenship and cyber safety, and a very broad definition of technology itself that includes the interplay of everything from hand saws to virtual reality and developing in students an understanding of how skills, knowledge and understandings can be used to creatively solve problems through the lense of a maker. Show more 3 years ago