TeaEdu4CT – Future Teachers Education: Computational Thinking and STEAM

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TeaEdu4CT – Future Teachers Education: Computational Thinking and STEAM

Objectives

  • To develop innovative educational approaches to practical STEAM education that are based on Computational Thinking (CT) as related to trans-disciplinary and holistic STEAM perspectives.
  • To improve pedagogical skills and competencies of prospective teachers, that are related to the teaching and training of various aspects of CT;
  • To improve CT skills of prospective teachers.

Resource

  • Framework for the development of the curriculum modules: CT & STEAM for education of prospective school and kindergarten teachers;
  • General Introduction of Computational Thinking: a basic module suitable for all teachers;
  • CT for pre-school (kindergarten) prospective teachers: specific features, approaches and practical solutions;
  • CT for primary education prospective teachers: specific features, approaches and practical solutions;
  • CT for STEM prospective teachers: specific features, approaches and practical solutions;
  • CT for informatics (computing) prospective teachers: specific features, approaches and practical solutions;
  • CT for languages, arts and humanities prospective teachers: specific features, approaches and practical solutions;
  • Educational environments for CT: design and aspects of integration;
  • Using Constructivism, and Project and Challenge Driven Pedagogy for learning Computational Thinking;
  • Technological, pedagogical and instructional design aspects of teaching CT for STEAM.

Activities

  • Developing a set of subject/educational environment specific educational modules;
  • Testing/Piloting of the Modules;
  • Intensive programme for higher education learners – Training to prospective teachers;
  • Invited teachers at higher education Intensive Study Programmes;
  • 3 Short-term joint staff training events.

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Date of the project

01/09/2019 – 31/08/2022

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Directorate General for Education and Culture (DG EAC)

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