ACM Student Chapter, Chitkara University, in collaboration with ACM India and CSPathshala, organized a one-day workshop on the topic Bringing Computational Thinking to School, on 15 July, 2016 at Chitkara International School, Sector-25,Chandigarh. The main goal of this workshop was to impart pedagogical as well as content training to teachers.Interacting with 165 delegates in the workshop was Ms. Sonia Garcha, CSpathshala Volunteer, Program Associate РCSR, Development Support Team along-with guest speaker Mr. Madhavan Mukund, President of ACM India and Professor and Dean of Studies, Chennai Mathematical Institute, Chennai. This workshop imparted training to the teachers on problem solving and computational thinking, which enabled them to learn more about topics such as, decomposition, patterns, abstraction, algorithms, analysis and programming with day to day examples. Also, teachers were made familiar with the CSPathshala training aids, and were also engaged in interesting activities on the above mentioned topics. Finally, at the end of the workshop, teachers received CS Curriculum and Participation certificates.

The workshop served as a huge step towards fulfilling the ultimate goal of CSPathshala, i.e. to impart computing as a science to every child in every school in India, as teachers are the one of the most important building blocks towards the process of building a young ,Digital India.

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