Computational Thinking ♡


Computational thinking ♡
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What is computational thinking for ? ♡ Taking complex problems and developing possible solutions then presenting them in a way humans, computers or both can understand ♡
What is decomposition ? ♡ Breaking down a complex problem or system into smaller, more manageable parts ♡
What is pattern recognition ? ♡ Looking for similarities among and within problems ♡
What is abstraction ? ♡ Focusing on the important information only, ignoring irrelevant detail ♡
What is an algorithm ? ♡ A step-by-step solution to a problem, or rules to follow to solve the problem ♡
What actually is computational thinking ? ♡ Using a set of techniques and approaches to help solve problems ♡
Why do we need to look for patterns ? ♡ Problems are easier to solve when they share patterns because we can use the same problem solving solution wherever the pattern exists ♡
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