Course Syllabus


The Basics of Computational Thinking

In this course, you will learn about the basics of computational thinking. This course is offered as a supplement to the larger Introduction to Computational Thinking in K-6 course.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will:

    1. Identify the key elements of the computational thinking framework, including:
      • computational practices (skills);
      • computational concepts (understandings); and
      • computational dispositions (habits of mind).


This course is a self-paced course. To obtain your completion badge for this course you will have to complete a self-reflection.

Grade Level

This course is suitable for educators teaching Kindergarten to Grade 12.

Estimate Duration

This course should take you 30 minutes to complete.

Earn your badge 

You will have to complete a self-reflection to receive your digital badge. This badge can be added to your professional portfolio. Completion of this course counts towards the pre-requisites for Let's Talk Science Learning Pathways: Level 1.

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