Engage with Pedagogy: Use teaching strategies to keep students engaged and learning together

Actionable Steps and Practices

  1. Engage students with broadly appealing, stereotype-free examples and assignments that emphasize the real-world relevance of computing.
  2. Increase students’ confidence and sense of community with well-structured collaborative learning and an inclusive, interactive class environment.
  3. Understand and combat the effects of unconscious bias and stereotype threat.
  4. Offer direct encouragement and provide role models to help underrepresented students see themselves in computing.
  5. Emphasize that computing skills are gained through experience and effort.

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