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Teaching Children Thinking Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education(CITE)5:3, 2005
The phrase "technology and education" usually means inventing new gadgets to teach the same old stuff in a thinly disguised version of the same old way. Moreover, if the gadgets are computers, the same old teaching becomes incredibly more expensive...
You Can’t Think About Thinking Without Thinking About Thinking About Something Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education(CITE)5:3, 2005
Although printed in 1970, "Teaching Children Thinking" was conceived in 1968 and bears the signs of the heady atmosphere of that time. Across the society change was in the air, deeply rooted assumptions were being challenged. On a smaller and less...
Programming-Languages as a Conceptual Framework for Teaching Mathematics Interactive Learning Environments (ISSN-1049-4820) 19:5
Formal mathematical methods remain, for most high school students, mysterious, artificial and not a part of their regular intuitive thinking. The authors develop some themes that could lead to a radically new approach. According to this thesis, the...
The Turtle's Long Slow Trip: Macro-Educological Perspectives on Microworlds Journal of Educational Computing Research (ISSN-0735-6331) 27:1
Discusses the role of microworlds in micro and macro educational systems. Topics include epistemological concepts; educational innovations; mathematics education in elementary schools; microworlds as simplified reality and as mental structure; and a ...