Computers and computer science are an ever-increasing part of our world. Computational thinking is foundational to these fields; it also supports mathematical process and practice standards. Use the activities below in your classroom to reinforce computational thinking through patterns.
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Computational Thinking to Strengthen Elementary Mathematics: Decompostition and Algorithmic Thinking
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Simple Steps: Predicting steps in a growing pattern
Frieze Frame: Creating rules that relate objects in patterns
These two activities are from ORIGO’s Algebra for All Series. A set of five books filled with teacher instructions and sequenced algebra activities for Grades 1 to 5.
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