What do teachers need to know to teach computer science effectively?
How can computer science teaching knowledge be assessed?
How well does an on-the-job professional development program that incorporates co-teaching with technology industry professionals prepare new computer science educators?
WestEd aims to answer these questions from the findings of a research study on how teachers develop computer science teaching knowledge through TEALS (Technology Education and Literacy in Schools), an on-the-job professional development program.
Visit the Computer Science Pedagogical Content Knowledge: A Research Study page to learn more about this three-year, mixed method study.