community of practice

Communities and Clusters: User Interactions in an Online Discussion Forum for Computer Science Education

Prior research has shown that teacher communities are important for social, cognitive, and affective growth of teachers. Further, teacher isolation often encourages teachers to join online teacher communities. In the U.S., computer science (CS) …

The Career You Save May Be Your Own: Exploring the mathtwitterblogosphere as a Community of Practice

Teachers face numerous challenges: feeling isolated in their classrooms, overwhelmed by the demands of the job, and disappointed in traditional professional development. Prior research has pointed to Twitter as a possible solution to these …