ICTS and computational thinking to foster language skills: a proposal based on Scratch


  • Antonio Jesús Tinedo Rodríguez Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia (UNED)



Palabras clave:

Tecnología, Aprendizaje de lenguas, Pensamiento computacional, Tecnologías educativas


Language learning evolves in parallel with technological advances. The use of ICT has proven to be very useful in language teaching and new studies underline the importance of computational thinking. The objective of this article is to design a pedagogical proposal in which parents, teachers and students are expected to be involved. This proposal is supposed to foster the use ICT and computational thinking as a language immersion environment outside the classroom. To do so, the software Scratch is at the very core of the proposal. In conclusion, the expected results of this design are an improvement in linguistic competence, technological skills and the family-school relationship.


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Tinedo Rodríguez, A. J. (2022). ICTS and computational thinking to foster language skills: a proposal based on Scratch. Didácticas Específicas, (27), 8–30. https://doi.org/10.15366/didacticas2022.27.001