Students from St Edward’s Catholic Primary School, a participant in the CoolThink@JC programme, use tools such as Scratch to create animations, which help them learn the basic concepts of computational thinking. Photo: HKJC
Students from St Edward’s Catholic Primary School, a participant in the [email protected] programme, use tools such as Scratch to create animations, which help them learn the basic concepts of computational thinking. Photo: HKJC

Get to know the skill that’s becoming essential for children growing up in the 21st century

  • Experts believe computational thinking is the fifth essential skill, along with critical thinking, creativity, collaboration and communication
  • It involves problem-solving using concepts fundamental to computer science, and can be learned by anyone

Students from St Edward’s Catholic Primary School, a participant in the CoolThink@JC programme, use tools such as Scratch to create animations, which help them learn the basic concepts of computational thinking. Photo: HKJC
Students from St Edward’s Catholic Primary School, a participant in the [email protected] programme, use tools such as Scratch to create animations, which help them learn the basic concepts of computational thinking. Photo: HKJC
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