Type:

Lesson Plan

Description:

Students will explore algorithm design by creating oral algorithms, giving instructions for other students to follow to duplicate a model supplied by the teacher. Student-student interaction will foster community and help them analyze the effectiveness of their algorithms. Required: plastic interlocking bricks (ex: LEGO®), cards, or tangrams

Subjects:

  • Computer Science > Computational Thinking

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10

Keywords:

computational thinking, algorithmic thinking

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

Algorithm Design
Update Standards?

CCSS.Math.Practice.MP2: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Reason abstractly and quantitatively.

CCSS.Math.Practice.MP3: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Construct viable arguments and critique the reasoning of others.

CCSS.Math.Practice.MP4: Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Model with mathematics.
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