The Family Gamers: Computational Thinking


Andrew & Anitra are programmers by training. Can we tease apart some of the skills that build a programming mindset, and hone them through games?

Computational thinking includes: abstraction, decomposing, algorithms, and pattern recognition.

Even kids or adults who don’t think of themselves as “technical” will benefit from these skills. These are problem-solving tools, whether you’re applying them to computers or not.

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