Professional Development of Geography Teachers through PCK
Appropriate pedagogical content knowledge (PCK) teachers are able to interpret the subject matter and find different ways to explain and make the material accessible to learners. The purpose of this research is to know the effort in developing professional geography teacher through PCK. The results show a complex nature of pedagogical content knowledge as a much-needed form of professional development such as knowledge of a specific topic, person and situation. This shows that professional development programs through PCK cannot be limited as well as providing input to teachers who teach certain materials. Instead the program must be in line with the professional practice of teachers that provide expert teachers in certain materials must also understand in setting learning strategies based on teaching experience.
Keywords- Pedagogical content knowledge (PCK), professional, teacher, geography