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Programming in elementary school and development of students' algorithmic thinking
Milichovská, Lucie ; Štípek, Jiří (advisor) ; Vaňková, Petra (referee)
This thesis is aimed at development of algorithmic thinking and teaching programming in elementary school. Possible options on how to learn to program are outlined for the students. It goes without saying that each student will not be a programmer, but fundamentals of algorithmic thinking are beneficial to every member of society. Learning programming languages and tools offer many benefits for students. They are visually interesting, relatively simple, intuitive and funny for students. At the same time, it develops their creativity. And thanks to these programming languages and tools, these features can be explored from an early age. The practical part is focused on children's programming language Scratch, which is one of the tools for use in teaching. There were 12 tasks created for pupils in the 4th - 6th grade of elementary school, that serve to develop their algorithmic thinking. The tasks have increasing difficulty, pupils do not need any previous experience with the programming language Scratch. All tasks were tested by a group of pupils of the given age category as a part of leisure activities
Programming tools for development of algorithms and programs at elementary school
Dümont, Jan ; Novák, Jaroslav (advisor) ; Vaňková, Petra (referee)
The bachelor thesis is centred on an educational area algorithm development and programming at basic schools. The main aim is an overview and a description of teaching methods and programmes which promote the development of student's computional thinking. The thesis contains an analysis of researches which describes the situation of teaching algorithm development and programming at basic schools in 2006-2007 and in 2013. The analysis was realized by Department of Information Technology and Education at Faculty of Education at Charles University. Next part is a definition of basic concepts relating to this topic and at the end there are two examples of worksheets prepared for concrete methods.
Using the Software Tools for Teamwork at School
Slabý, Jiří ; Vaňková, Petra (advisor) ; Leipert, Jiří (referee)
TITLE: Use of Software Tools for Teamwork at School AUTHOR: Jiří Slabý DEPARTMENT: Department of Information Technology and Education SUPERVISOR: PhDr. Petra Vaňková, Ph.D. ABSTRACT: The work is focused on software tools for teamwork including comparison and deployment in a pilot solution in a particular high school. By conducting searches in literature and Internet resources related to the given topic, basic concepts related to teamwork are described and activities that take place within the scope of teamwork are outlined. Software tools for teamwork are analyzed, suitable selection criteria and their weights are set, and a comparison of selected software tools is performed using multiple-criteria analysis. The aim is to choose a suitable tool for teamwork and to propose its use in a particular school. Based on the results of the comparison, the Microsoft Teams team collaboration tool is selected and deployed because it matches the needs of a particular school in the best way. The benefit of this work is an overview and comparison of tools that enable teamwork and communication; the proposed scenarios and practical use of software team tools at school are beneficial, too. Another benefit of the work lies in describing how to deploy the selected Microsoft Teams tool. The thesis work summarizes...
Actual trends in interactive learning in higher secondary education
Brand, Petr ; Vaňková, Petra (advisor) ; Lapeš, Jakub (referee)
The diploma thesis maps interactive teaching in high school as a actual phenomenon. The aim of the thesis is to understand the current situation within the interactive teaching and to introduce possibilities how to realize the teaching with the elements of interactivity. The theoretical part describes various views of interactivity and its wildcards. This results in the characteristic elements of interactive teaching and the benefits that interactive teaching brings. The thesis also introduces current digital technologies that can be used in school education. It specifies what the specific technologies can be used for, what their advantages and disadvantages are. In the empirical part, the thesis examines one secondary school in Prague Hostivař for a closer understanding of the current situation of interactive teaching. This is done by using a questionnaire survey. The part of the empirical part is the design and implementation of teaching activities using interactivity, which are based on the theoretical basis and information found by the research. The activities are carried out directly in the classroom and subsequently evaluated by the pupils themselves. Subsequently, the activities are evaluated by the usability within the classroom, their versatility of use and the risks that they may face in...
Unplugged activities for development of computational thinking in the context of non-formal education
Lhoťanová, Anna ; Štípek, Jiří (advisor) ; Vaňková, Petra (referee)
This diploma thesis deals with the development of computational and algorithmic thinking in a non-formal education setting, specifically in the conditions of a summer camp activity, which is one of the forms of non-formal education. The thesis verifies by the pedagogical experiment whether it is possible to develop the computational thinking of camp participants, when unplugged activities are included in the programme content. The theoretical part defines the concepts of computational and algorithmic thinking. It also includes property of unplugged methodology. The practical part evaluates the pedagogical field experiment for which 3 sets of unplugged activities and 2 sets of test tools were created. The experiment took place during two summer camp for children from 9 to 18 years old, who were divided into two age groups for testing purposes. In pursuance of the experiment it was found out that the conditions of summer camp activity allow the inclusion of unplugged activities, which represent a method enabling the development of the computational thinking of the camp participants. Though it emerged that these activities have a bearing only on the participants who are more active during these activities and who are more interested in them. KEYWORDS unplugged activities, computational thinking,...
The Development of Algorithmic Thinking among the Pupils of Lower Secondary Schools
Fiala, Jan ; Vaňková, Petra (advisor) ; Novák, Jaroslav (referee)
The diploma thesis deals with the development of algorithmic thinking among the lower-secondary students as one of their digital competences. It is based on the principle of algorithmic thinking related to the concept of computational thinking and it searches for the ways how to develop it in pupils. The theoretical part is supported by Skinner's concept of programmed learning and with the help of gamification proposes the research based on the students' observation in one school year in which the competence is developed. The raised issue is solved by setting a complex set of teaching materials and learning activities (both in the digital environment and unplugged activities) and their partial transfer into the teaching to a virtual, algorithmic environment of the specially designed application called Prográmko. The goal of the thesis is the analysis of the possibilities of how to include the gamification and the programmed learning into the practice of the development of algorithmic thinking taught at the lower-secondary schools. The research also evaluates the applicability of the application Prográmko and the proposed set of materials provided with methodological guidelines in the practice.
Possibilities of developing algorithmic thinking with mobile devices
Kozub, Martin ; Vaňková, Petra (advisor) ; Štípek, Jiří (referee)
This thesis explores algorithmic thinking development on a high school student level. In the introduction algorithmic thinking as well as current practices of teaching algorithmic thinking are examined. A closer look on programming languages, programming methods and tools which can be utilised to develop algorithmic thinking (such as robotic kits, personal computers and mobile devices with touch screens) follows. After analyzing general properties of these tools one mobile device is selected and its programming possibilities are then explored in the empirical part of this paper. As part of the selected proactive action research a number of activities as well as overall process approach is first designed following by their practical verification in a high school. Final results are summarised as suggestions for improvements for further teaching.
Programming tools for development of algorithms and programs at elementary school
Dümont, Jan ; Novák, Jaroslav (advisor) ; Vaňková, Petra (referee)
This thesis monitors the past and current status of the educational area of algorithms and computer programming in elementary school, on the basis of research carried out at the Department of Information Technology and Technical Education of the Pedagogical Faculty of Charles University in Prague. It provides an overview of the different teaching methods and programs that contribute to the development of the skills of pupils, due to their age and skills achieved in this area. In the theoretical part of the thesis are explained the basic concepts of the topic of algorithms and programming, which follows the practical part with the use of these procedures in the ICT lessons and in other school subjects.
The development of algorithmic thinking in elementary school pupils using the SCRATCH programming tool
Svoboda, Milan ; Černochová, Miroslava (advisor) ; Vaňková, Petra (referee)
The diploma thesis deals with problems of algorithmization and programming at elementary schools. It examines the influence of teaching the basics of programming in Scratch on the development of pupils' algorithmic thinking and their ability to develop logical thinking and problem solving. The theoretical part deals with the definition of related concepts and the relation of programming to the key competencies defined by the RVP ZV. The practical part evaluates the experience with the teaching of pupils of the 5th and 6th grades of elementary school within the pedagogical experiment, whose aim was to study the influence of teaching with the use of the visual programming language Scratch on the development of pupils' algorithmic thinking.
Examining the formation of ideas and learning about some programming concepts in the primary school
Čuma, Radek ; Černochová, Miroslava (advisor) ; Vaňková, Petra (referee)
This diploma thesis maps pupils' understanding about a functional principle of using commands along with testing conditions (IF, IF - THEN, REPEAT - UNTIL, etc.) when creating algorithms. The main aim of the thesis is to design and implement a set of lessons and a teaching approach based on a theory about learning of algorithmic concepts at primary education for pupils (aged in 9-11) with the intention of verifying a functionality of designed teaching procedures and their possible impacts on pupils' understanding. Data was collected through continuous monitoring of pupils' behavioural characteristics, progress and solution of chosen tasks, video recordings of task solving within the suggested unplugged activities, using a virtual tool Code.org for monitoring of a pupils' progress, audio recordings of interview with pupils, and photographs capturing a creation of own blocks of commands set up by a transcription from pupils' mother language into a machine language (programming language) have all been used for a verification process of the designed teaching approach. By combining the acquired data sets, adjustments of these procedures have been made in order to eliminate the most frequent problems that pupils have encountered during teaching. The case study findings revealed that it is important for...

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