Tuesday, March 7
5:30 PM-7:00 PM
CST
Capitol Ballroom D & E

Interactive Web Notebooks: Expanding Teacher and Student Preparation

Poster/Demo ID: 50352
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    Mike Borowczak
    Erebus Labs
  2. aaa
    Andrea Burrows
    University of Wyoming

Abstract: This poster highlights a cloud, interactive notebook tool (Jupyter & Jupyterhub) enabling K20 instructors to incorporate computer science (CS) into their existing STEM courses and professional developments (PDs). Three different K20 instructor-learner interactions are highlighted. These case studies include leveled instructors: university, high school, and elementary. Instructor-learner challenges lead to two main research questions. First, how does a web-based programming environment enable K20 STEM instructors to incorporate CS concepts into their instruction? And secondly, do web-based programming environments increase learner engagement after initial instruction? Qualitatively data show initial hesitation in learning a new programing language, but instructors gain confidence and begin to use web-based tools to continue their learning. Instructors in CS based PD are more likely to become self-learners when given CS interactive access. Quantitative data support the findings.

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