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Title: Exploring Elementary Teachers' Eagerness and Reluctance to Integrating Computational Thinking
Although the professional learning opportunities for teachers to introduce computational thinking (CT) into K-12 education are increasing, it remains challenging to support teachers in integrating CT into their everyday classroom practices. In this study, we have identified six elementary teachers who showed evident eagerness or reluctance in a CT integration professional learning experience. We further analyzed the emerging verbal and non-verbal participation patterns of eagerness and reluctance and the challenges teachers have encountered in the professional learning experience. The results shed light on how to better understand and address the challenges in creating sustainable and effective professional learning.  more » « less
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2023 AERA Annual Meeting
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