Preparing Future Secondary Computer Science Educators
Ajwa, Iyad, American Secondary Education
Although nearly every college offers a major in computer science, many computer science teachers at the secondary level have received little formal training. This paper presents details of a project that could make a significant contribution to national efforts to improve computer science education by combining teacher education and professional development. A computer science endorsement program will prepare preservice teachers in: basic skills and concepts, programming, algorithm design, computer system components, data bases, and social issues related to computer use. A series of professional development workshops will improve the content knowledge of current teachers, …
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Publication information: Article title: Preparing Future Secondary Computer Science Educators. Contributors: Ajwa, Iyad - Author. Journal title: American Secondary Education. Volume: 35. Issue: 3 Publication date: Summer 2007. Page number: 54+. © American Secondary Education Dec 1997. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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