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Surviving Your First Years of Teaching CS

Author: 
Sudol, Leigh Ann ; Bueti, Mike
Issue Date: 
Sunday, August 24, 2008
Description: 
It's hard enough teaching a subject that no one in your building understands, and even harder if you are a new teacher. This session will outline strategies to help teachers starting out with computer science find and share resources and build a support network. Other topics to be discussed include how to make a grass roots effort to highlight your successes in a way that your administrators can understand and appreciate, as well as strategies for boosting your enrollment and awareness of the subject at the school. Hints on building a classroom library, dealing with diverse learners, and how to manage the need for frequent assessment during larger assignments. Also, check out her blog at virtualcompsci.net
Keywords: 
CS&IT Symposium 2008
Education Levels: 
Middle School
High School
Intended Audience: 
Educator
Type: 
Instructional Material : Lecture/Presentation
URL: 
http://csta.acm.org/ProfessionalDevelopment/sub/CSIT08Presentations/Sudo...
CSTA Classification: 

CC.PS-01

Promotional Ideas, such as for recruiting students and presenting parent information nights

CC.PS-04

Classroom Strategies

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