The T in STEM: Creating Play-Based Experiences That Support Children’s Learning of Coding and Higher Order Thinking

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Image courtesy of Early Learning Community, Pacific University

Image courtesy of Early Learning Community, Pacific University

Curious about how to introduce coding and higher order thinking skills (HOT) to young children? Tamara Kaldor, assistant director of the TEC Center includes 5 tips to help teachers get started in her new National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) blog post, The T in STEM: Creating Play-Based Experiences That Support Children’s Learning of Coding and Higher Order Thinking. The blog post focuses on how to get started introducing these concepts with materials you can find in your classroom before you introduce robotics and early coding programs.