Special Issue on Teacher Preparation and Computing Education

Chrystalla Mouza, Anne Ottenbreit-Leftwich, and I are guest editing a special issue for Journal of Technology and Teacher Education focused on teacher preparation and professional development in computing education. Below is the call for manuscripts. ——————————————————————————————————————– Journal of Technology in Teacher Education Special Issue: Teacher Preparation and Professional Development in…

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Training the next generation of computationally literate teachers

The increased push to expand computing into K-12 schools in the United States requires us to train thousand s of new teachers to not only understand computing ideas, but also how to teach their students how to think computationally. However, there are few teacher education programs that focus on developing preservice teachers’ understanding of computational…

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Visualizing Data

Below is an activity I have used in our Masters in Educational Technology program at MSU to allow students to visualize data using Infographics. Visualizing Data Activity In this project, you will create an infographic to highlight statistical, timeline, process, or geographical-based information. Your goal should be to show your…

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