CSTA - Computer Science Teachers Association (USA)

CSTAThe Voice for K–12 computer science education and its educators.  http://csta.acm.org/

5 Strands & Topics

Collaboration (CL)

  • Using technology tools and resources for collaboration
    • for problem solving (Comp Sci)
    • across the curriculum (Ed Tech)
  • Computing as a collaborative endeavor

Computational Thinking (CT)

  • Problem Solving
  • Algorithms
  • Data Representation
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Abstraction
  • Connections to other fields

Computing Practice and Programming (CPP)

  • Using technology resources for learning (Ed Tech)
  • Using technology tools for the creation of digital artifacts (Ed Tech, Info Tech, Comp Science)
  • Programming
  • Interacting with remote information
  • Careers
  • Data Collection and Analysis

Computers and Communication Devices (CD)

  • Computers
    • Applied Computing
    • Computer Components
  • Troubleshooting
  • Networks
  • Human vs. Computers (differences and similarities)

Community, Global and Ethical Impacts (CI)

  • Responsible Use
  • Impacts of Technology
  • Information Accuracy
  • Ethics, Laws and Security
  • Equity

(Scaffolding Standards - Level 1 is Elementary; Level 2 is Middle; Level 3 is High School)

Last modified: Thursday, 31 July 2014, 10:46 AM