CS4HS CS Teacher PD Pre Learning Survey

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    About You

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    Please enter a single number representing your best response.
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    Grades K-5 (Elementary)
    Grades 6-8 (Middle School)
    Grades 9-12 (High School)
    2-Year College
    4-Year College/University
    Teacher Ed Program
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    Math
    Computer Science / Programming
    Science and/or Engineering
    Computer Skills and Applications
    Business and/or Information Technology
    Career and Technical Education
    English/Language Arts
    Art (visual, graphic, or media) or Music
    Social Studies
    Foreign/Second Language
    All Subjects
    None of these
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    Your CS and Teaching Background

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    Your Concerns and Interests

    working with others to improve how CS is taught
    preparing to teach a CS course
    improving student learning outcomes
    understanding what CS is
    deciding whether I want to teach CS
    assessing my ability to teach CS
    understanding what teaching CS requires
    finding out what students need to know
    improving how I teach CS
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    Self-Efficacy

    These questions are intended to gather information about your level of confidence with various aspects of teaching Computer Science.
    I can cover material within the required timeframe.
    I can motivate all or most of my students
    I can effectively teach all students (boys, girls, and diverse students)
    I can interest my students in CS
    I can assess my students' learning and performance
    I can teach the concepts required by the curriculum
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    Beliefs and Readiness

    I am confident in my ability to teach CS effectively.
    I have the knowledge and skills I need to teach CS effectively.
    I have the curriculum tools and resources I need to teach CS effectively.
    I have a social network that enables me to teach CS effectively.
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    I am confident in my ability to teach CSP effectively.
    I have the knowledge and skills I need to teach CSP effectively.
    I have the curriculum tools and resources I need to teach CSP effectively.
    I have a group of trusted colleagues who will help me teach CSP better
    I have a group of trusted colleagues who value my ideas about how to teach CSP 
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    Professional Activities

    attended meetings around CS instructional best practices and students' learning?
    assumed a role in shaping the school’s policies, values, and practices?
    spent time reflecting on your own teaching and learning
    collaborated with other CS educators on curriculum projects?
    collaborated with other CS educators on improving your teaching?
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    Demographics

    For purpose of our record keeping, please provide this basic information about yourself.
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    Low income / free or reduced lunch
    African American
    Hispanic
    English as second language
    Experienced computer users
    Have some experience with coding or computer programming
    Experienced with mobile tech (IPads, smartphones, etc.)
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