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Tuesday, December 15 • 1:55pm - 2:45pm
Computing Competencies Identified by Minnesota Principals

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Minnesota K-8 principals responded to an online survey regarding important computing competencies for teachers based on the ISTE and Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA) standards in summer 2014 for a dissertation study. Results showed the most important software and Internet topics in elementary schools, middle schools, and junior high schools. Emerging technologies found at the Minnesota TIES Conference 2013 and the University of Minnesota’s Excellence in Elementary Engineering (E4) for programming learning environments that are online, on mobile devices, and desktop computers were ranked. Recommendations for educators and Minnesota resources for emerging technologies will be discussed.

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Cherryl Frye

Researcher, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota
My Computers in Education class was a real game changer for me. The course was very similar to the new Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles course, though computers are much faster than they were 20 years ago and have interfaces appropriate for young learners. My teaching... Read More →



Tuesday December 15, 2015 1:55pm - 2:45pm
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