Teaching Computer Science: Strategies & Tips


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What is computer science instruction in education?

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1. Why should we teach computer science?

2. Which is true of computer science?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will test your knowledge of what computer science education is designed to accomplish. In order to excel on the quiz, you'll need to be aware of the strategies for meeting those objectives.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this assessment you'll be tested on:

  • What computer science instruction offers
  • Why computer science should be taught
  • Characteristics of computer science
  • From the student's perspective, how computer science differs from other forms of instruction
  • What computer science teachers should do before beginning a lesson

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of the advantages of computer science instruction in education
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about computer science teaching methods in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding tips and strategies for teaching computer science and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

To learn more about tips and strategies for teaching computer science, review the accompanying lesson entitled, Teaching Computer Science: Strategies & Tips. This lesson covers the following topics:

  • Definition of computer science education
  • Strategies for designing a computer science curriculum
  • Teaching tips for computer science teachers