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The Effectiveness of Summer Professional Development for K-8 Computer Science Teachers
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, , , University of Nebraska-Lincoln, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Online ISBN 978-1-939797-48-3 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Waynesville, NC USA

Abstract

The growing interest in offering computer science (CS) in public schools has illuminated the need for more trained K-8 educators. This paper provides initial research evidence that carefully structured teacher professional development that focuses both on CS skills/concepts and pedagogy can successfully impact teacher CS knowledge and confidence.

Citation

Nugent, G., Chen, K.t. & Soh, L.K. (2020). The Effectiveness of Summer Professional Development for K-8 Computer Science Teachers. In D. Schmidt-Crawford (Ed.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 86-90). Online: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved August 4, 2020 from .

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