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Watch the activity overview video

This video shows staff facilitating the activity featured in the skill video.
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Computational Thinking with Monsters Overview

This is a video of a real afterschool program. These videos serve as discussion starters around a particular skill and are not examples of perfect practice.
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As you watch the skill video below, think about these questions:

Who is doing the problem-solving in this activity, the facilitator or the learners?

What questions does Dagen use to encourage and support active learning?

How do you know if youth are engaged in active learning?

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Watch the skill video

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Breaking Down Active Learning

This is a video of a real afterschool program. These videos serve as discussion starters around a particular skill and are not examples of perfect practice.
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Now that you've watched the video, reflect on what you saw and post your responses.

How do the computational thinking practices support active learning?
How could you support active learning with the youth you work with?
What are the benefits to youth when they are engaged in active STEM learning?