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Ready for Robotics: Bringing Together the T and E of STEM in Early Childhood Teacher Education.

@article{Bers2013ReadyFR,
  title={Ready for Robotics: Bringing Together the T and E of STEM in Early Childhood Teacher Education.},
  author={Marina Umaschi Bers and Safoura Seddighin and Amanda Sullivan},
  journal={The Journal of Technology and Teacher Education},
  year={2013},
  volume={21},
  pages={355-377}
}
Prior work has shown that early childhood educators demonstrate a lack of knowledge and understanding about technology and engineering, and about developmentally appropriate pedagogical approaches to bring those disciplines into the classrooms. This paper reports a study in which 32 early childhood educators participated in an intensive three-day professional development workshop with the goals of: increasing teachers’ knowledge about robotics, engineering and programming, and pedagogies for… 

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