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Algorithms - Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 52
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Algorithms & Programming - Elementary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

Earners demonstrate their understanding of the use of algorithms. In addition, earners show how to effectively support students in learning about the development, combination, and decomposition of algorithms and evaluating competing algorithms. This micro-credential also asks earners to develop a plan for targeted professional development to deepen their CS content and pedagogical knowledge and skills continuously.

Algorithms - Secondary
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Microcredential ID : 49
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Algorithms & Programming - Secondary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

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This micro-credential represents the knowledge of how to teach the use of algorithms in a secondary classroom to support student learning of age-appropriate algorithms from the real world in the early grades. As students progress, they learn about the development, combination, and decomposition of algorithms, as well as the evaluation of competing algorithms. They learn that algorithms are designed to be carried out by both humans and computers. Please locate "01. PROFICIENCY SCALE – Algorithms & Programming – Algorithms" under resources to view specific Wyoming Computer Science Content and Performance Standards and the CSTA Standards for Teachers included in this micro-credential.

Collection, Visualization, and Transformation - Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 60
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Data & Analysis - Elementary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

Earners demonstrate their understanding of data collection with computational and non-computational tools and processes, including collecting, visualizing, transforming, and analyzing data about themselves and their world. The teacher will demonstrate how to effectively support student learning in the effects of collecting data with computational and automated tools. Earners will also show how they develop purposeful strategies to challenge unconscious bias and minimize stereotype threat in CS proactively.

Collection, Visualization, Transformation - Secondary
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Microcredential ID : 38
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Data & Analysis - Secondary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

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Data is collected with both computational and non computational tools and processes. This micro-credential represents the knowledge of how to teach collection, visualization, and transformation in a secondary classroom to support student learning about how data about themselves and their world is collected and used in the early grades. As students progress, they learn the effects of collecting data with computational and automated tools. Data is transformed throughout the process of collection, digital representation, and analysis. In early grades, students learn how transformations can be used to simplify data. As they progress, students learn about more complex operations to discover patterns and trends and communicate them to others Please locate "01. PROFICIENCY SCALE – Data & Analysis – Collection, Visualization, Transformation" in the resources to view specific Wyoming Computer Science Content and Performance Standards and the CSTA Standards for Teachers included in this micro-credential.

Computational Thinking in the K-12 Classroom
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Microcredential ID : 9
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Computational Thinking
Credits
0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

This micro-credential represents the earner's ability to teach computational thinking concepts in any K–12 classroom. Computational thinking is defined as the thought processes involved in formulating a problem and expressing its solutions in such a way that a computer (human or machine) can effectively carry them out. Please see "01. PROFICIENCY SCALE – Computational Thinking" in the resources to view specific performance standards included in this micro-credential.

Control - Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 55
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Algorithms & Programming - Elementary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

Earners demonstrate their understanding of control structures. Earners demonstrate how to effectively support students in learning sequential execution and simple control structures, including how to combine structures that support complex execution and that control structures specify the order in which instructions are executed within an algorithm or program. This micro-credential also asks earners to design and adapt learning experiences that align with comprehensive K-12 CS standards and plan activities that use evidence-based, CS-specific teaching strategies to develop students’ conceptual understanding and proactively address student misconceptions in CS.

Control - Secondary
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Microcredential ID : 47
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Algorithms & Programming - Secondary
Credits
0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

This micro-credential represents the knowledge of how to teach the use of control in a secondary classroom to support student learning of sequential execution and simple control structures in the early grades. As students progress, they expand their understanding to combinations of structures that support complex execution. They learn that control structures specify the order in which instructions are executed within an algorithm or program. Please locate "01. PROFICIENCY SCALE – Algorithms & Programming – Control" under resources to view specific Wyoming Computer Science Content and Performance Standards and the CSTA Standards for Teachers included in this micro-credential.

Culture - Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 63
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Impacts of Computing - Elementary
Credits
0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

Earners will need to demonstrate their understanding of the use of computing culture to support the understanding that computing affects many aspects of the world. This includes demonstrating they can effectively support students in learning that computing affects many in both positive and negative ways and at local, national, and global levels, and that individuals and communities influence computing through their behaviors and cultural and social interactions, and in turn, computing influences new cultural practices. Earners will also need to have their personal characteristics influence their beliefs and assumptions about the students in their class, identifying their own biases. Additionally, earners will need to demonstrate how they use universal design for learning, culturally relevant pedagogy, and other techniques to support all students in successfully accessing and engaging with content.

Culture - Secondary
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Microcredential ID : 5
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Impacts of Computing - Secondary
Credits
0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

This micro-credential represents the use of computing culture in a secondary classroom to support the understanding that computing affects many aspects of the world. This includes supporting students in learning that computing affects many in both positive and negative ways and at local, national, and global levels, and that individuals and communities influence computing through their behaviors and cultural and social interactions, and in turn, computing influences new cultural practices. Please locate "01. PROFICIENCY SCALE – Impacts of Computing – Culture" under resources to view specific Wyoming Computer Science Content and Performance Standards and the CSTA Standards for Teachers included in this micro-credential.

Cybersecurity - Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 66
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Networks & Internet - Elementary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

Earners will need to demonstrate their understanding of transmitting information securely across networks with appropriate protection. In addition, earners will show how to effectively support student learning in protecting their personal data. Earners will also need to demonstrate how they participate in computer science Professional Learning Communities to collaborate with peers, celebrate successes, share lessons learned, and address challenges.

Cybersecurity - Secondary
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Microcredential ID : 41
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Networks & Internet - Secondary
Credits
0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

Earners will need to demonstrate their understanding of transmitting information securely across networks with appropriate protection. In addition, earners will show how to effectively support student learning in protecting their personal data. Earners will also need to demonstrate how they participate in computer science Professional Learning Communities to collaborate with peers, celebrate successes, share lessons learned, and address challenges.

Devices - Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 57
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Computing Systems - Elementary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

Earners demonstrate their understanding of the features and applications of common computing devices. Earners will show how they effectively support students in learning about connected systems and how the interaction between humans and devices influences design decisions, including how many everyday objects contain computational components that sense and act on the world. Earners will also need to demonstrate how they promote student self-efficacy by facilitating student creativity, choice in product and process, and self-directed learning.

Devices - Secondary
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Microcredential ID : 27
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Computing Systems - Secondary
Credits
0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

This micro-credential represents the knowledge of how to teach the use of computing in a secondary classroom to support student learning of features and applications of common computing devices in the early grades. As students progress, they learn about connected systems and how the interaction between humans and devices influences design decisions. Many everyday objects contain computational components that sense and act on the world. Please locate "01. PROFICIENCY SCALE – Computing Systems – Devices" under resources to view specific Wyoming Computer Science Content and Performance Standards and the CSTA Standards for Teachers included in this micro-credential.

Hardware & Software - Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 58
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Computing Systems - Elementary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

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Earners will demonstrate their understanding of hardware and software to communicate and process information in digital form. Earners will show how to effectively support students in learning how to use both hardware and software to represent and process information, including a deeper understanding of the interaction between hardware and software at multiple levels within computing systems. Earners will also have to demonstrate how they create and implement a plan to improve access, engagement, and full participation in CS using classroom data to inform decision-making. Additionally, earners need to demonstrate how they identify and connect resources in the local community and broader CS ecosystem to support student learning in CS.

Hardware & Software - Secondary
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Microcredential ID : 26
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Computing Systems - Secondary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

This micro-credential represents the knowledge of how to teach the use of computing in a secondary classroom to support student learning of how systems use both hardware and software to represent and process information. As students progress, they gain a deeper understanding of the interaction between hardware and software at multiple levels within computing systems. Computing systems use hardware and software to communicate and process information in digital form. Please locate "01. PROFICIENCY SCALE – Computing Systems – Hardware & Software" under resources to view specific Wyoming Computer Science Content and Performance Standards and the CSTA Standards for Teachers included in this micro-credential.

Inference & Models - Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 61
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Data & Analysis - Elementary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

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Earners demonstrate their understanding of inferences and models to support students in learning about using data to make simple predictions. Earners must also show how they support students in learning how models and simulations are used to examine theories and understand systems and how predictions and inferences are affected by complex and more extensive data sets. Earners will also need to demonstrate how they cultivate a positive classroom climate that values and amplifies varied perspectives, abilities, approaches, and solutions.

Inferences & Models - Secondary
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Microcredential ID : 36
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Data & Analysis - Secondary
Credits
0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

This micro-credential represents the knowledge of how to teach inferences and models in a secondary classroom to support students in learning about the use of data to make simple predictions. As students progress, they learn how models and simulations can be used to examine theories and understand systems and how predictions and inferences are affected by complex and larger data sets. Please locate "01. PROFICIENCY SCALE – Data & Analysis – Inference & Models" under resources to view specific Wyoming Computer Science Content and Performance Standards and the CSTA Standards for Teachers included in this micro-credential.

Modularity - Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 53
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Algorithms & Programming - Elementary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

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Earners demonstrate their understanding of breaking down tasks into simpler tasks and combining tasks to create something more complex. In addition, earners will show how they effectively support students in learning about recognizing patterns to make use of general, reusable solutions for commonly occurring scenarios and clearly describing tasks in ways that are widely usable. This micro-credential also asks earners to model a willingness to learn from others, continuously develop new skills, and design learning experiences that make connections to other disciplines and real-world contexts.

Modularity - Secondary
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Microcredential ID : 48
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Algorithms & Programming - Secondary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

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Modularity involves breaking down tasks into simpler tasks and combining tasks to create something more complex. This micro-credential represents the knowledge of how to teach modularity in a secondary classroom to support student learning of how algorithms and programs can be designed by breaking tasks into smaller parts and recombining existing solutions in the early grades. As students progress, they learn about recognizing patterns to make use of general, reusable solutions for commonly occurring scenarios and clearly describing tasks in ways that are widely usable. Please locate "01. PROFICIENCY SCALE – Algorithms & Programming – Modularity" under resources to view specific Wyoming Computer Science Content and Performance Standards and the CSTA Standards for Teachers included in this micro-credential.

Network Communication & Organization - Secondary
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Microcredential ID : 43
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Networks & Internet - Secondary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

Computing devices communicate with each other across networks to share information. This micro-credential represents the knowledge of how to teach network communication and organization in a secondary classroom to support student learning of how computers connect them to other people, places, and things around the world in the early grades. As students progress, they gain a deeper understanding of how information is sent and received across different types of networks. Please locate "01. PROFICIENCY SCALE – Networks & Internet – Network Communication & Organization" under resources to view specific Wyoming Computer Science Content and Performance Standards and the CSTA Standards for Teachers included in this micro-credential.

Network Organization & Communication - Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 67
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Networks & Internet - Elementary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

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Earners demonstrate their understanding of how devices communicate across networks to share information. Additionally, earners must show supporting students in learning how computers connect them to other people, places, and things worldwide in the early grades. Finally, earners will also need to demonstrate how to evaluate tools and curricula and leverage resources to improve accessibility for all students.

Program Development - Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 54
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Algorithms & Programming - Elementary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

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Earners demonstrate their understanding of how programs are developed through a repeated design process until the programmer is satisfied with the solution. In addition, earners will demonstrate how to effectively support students in learning about the tradeoffs in program design associated with complex decisions involving user constraints, efficiency, ethics, and testing. Finally, this micro-credential also asks teachers to demonstrate how they provide structured opportunities for students to collaborate in CS to develop students’ ability to deliver, receive, and respond to constructive feedback in the design, implementation, and review of computational artifacts.

Program Development - Secondary
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Microcredential ID : 46
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Algorithms & Programming - Secondary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

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Programs are developed through a design process that is often repeated until the programmer is satisfied with the solution. This micro-credential represents the knowledge of how to teach program development in a secondary classroom to support student learning how and why people develop programs in the early grades. As students progress, they learn about the tradeoffs in program design associated with complex decisions involving user constraints, efficiency, ethics, and testing. Please locate "01. PROFICIENCY SCALE – Algorithms & Programming – Program Development" under resources to view specific Wyoming Computer Science Content and Performance Standards and the CSTA Standards for Teachers included in this micro-credential.

Safety, Law, and Ethics - Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 64
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Impacts of Computing - Elementary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

Earners will demonstrate their understanding of digital citizenship fundamentals and appropriate use of digital media. In addition, earners will show how to effectively support students in learning the legal and ethical issues that shape computing practices and the considerations of using computing devices influencing behaviors affecting the safety and security of individuals. Finally, earners will also demonstrate how structural barriers and social and psychological factors contribute to at least one of the following: inequitable access, engagement, or achievement in computer science among marginalized groups, including a reflection on how issues of equity manifest in their computer science teaching context.

Safety, Laws, and Ethics - Secondary
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Microcredential ID : 15
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Impacts of Computing - Secondary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

This micro-credential represents the knowledge of how to teach the use of computing in a secondary classroom to support student learning of the fundamentals of digital citizenship and appropriate use of digital media in the early grades. As students progress, they learn about the legal and ethical issues that shape computing practices. Legal and ethical considerations of using computing devices influence behaviors that can affect the safety and security of individuals. Please locate "01. PROFICIENCY SCALE – Impacts of Computing – Safety, Laws, and Ethics" in the resources to view specific Wyoming Computer Science Content and Performance Standards and the CSTA Standards for Teachers included in this micro-credential.

Social Interaction - Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 65
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Impacts of Computing - Elementary
Credits
0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

Earners demonstrate their understanding in using computing to support new ways of connecting people, communicating information, and expressing ideas. Additionally, earners show how to support students in learning that computing can connect people, support interpersonal communication, and how the social nature of computing affects institutions and careers in various sectors. Earners will also need to demonstrate how they meaningfully incorporate diverse perspectives and experiences of individuals from marginalized groups in curricular materials and instruction. Additionally, the earner will develop a personal teaching philosophy reflecting that all students can and should learn computer science.

Social Interaction - Secondary
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Microcredential ID : 22
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Impacts of Computing - Secondary
Credits
0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

This micro-credential represents the knowledge of how to teach the use of computing in a secondary classroom to support new ways of connecting people, communicating information, and expressing ideas. This includes supporting students in learning that computing can connect people, support interpersonal communication, and how the social nature of computing affects institutions and careers in various sectors. Please locate "01. PROFICIENCY SCALE – Impacts of Computing – Social Interaction" under resources to view specific Wyoming Computer Science Content and Performance Standards and the CSTA Standards for Teachers included in this micro-credential.

Storage - Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 62
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Data & Analysis - Elementary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

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Earners demonstrate their understanding of how data is stored on computers. Earners also show how they effectively support student learning in evaluating different storage methods, including the tradeoffs associated with these methods. Earners will need to demonstrate how they use formative assessments to provide timely, specific, and actionable feedback to students and to adjust instruction and develop students’ ability to interpret and use feedback from computers, teachers, peers, and the community.

Storage - Secondary
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Microcredential ID : 33
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Data & Analysis - Secondary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

This micro-credential represents the knowledge of how to teach storage in a secondary classroom to support students learning of how data is stored on computers. As students progress, they learn how to evaluate different storage methods, including the tradeoffs associated with these methods. Students learn that the core functions of computers are storing, representing, and retrieving data. Please locate "01. PROFICIENCY SCALE – Data & Analysis – Storage" under resources to view specific Wyoming Computer Science Content and Performance Standards and the CSTA Standards for Teachers included in this micro-credential.

Troubleshooting - Elementary
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Microcredential ID : 59
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Computing Systems - Elementary
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0.5 PTSB Recertification Credit

Description

Earners demonstrate their understanding of identifying computing system problems and the strategies used to resolve the issue systemically. Earners will demonstrate how to support students in learning how to use systematic problem-solving processes and develop their troubleshooting strategies based on a deeper understanding of how computing systems work. Earners will also need to demonstrate how to create and scaffold meaningful opportunities for students to discuss, read, and write about CS concepts and how they integrate CS practices.

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