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Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 27, No. 1 (2002) pp. 7–27
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 ...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 5, No. 3 (2005) pp. 366–367
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...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 2, No. 2 (1985) pp. 3–8
The developer of Logo describes several creative ways in which the Logo programing language is being used to capitalize on its full potential. He also discusses biases and problems relating to Logo use which limit student creativity and self...
Australian Educational Computing Vol. 31, No. 1 (2016)
Keynote presentation made to the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) Fifth World Conference in Computer Education held in Sydney, Australia in 1990, and printed in "Australian Education Computing," 5(1). Reprinted in ...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 5, No. 3 (2005) pp. 353–365
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...
Educational Technology Vol. 12, No. 4 (1972) pp. 9–18
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 1, No. 1 (1990) pp. 1–32
Describes the Instructional Software Design Project conducted in a LOGO-based learning environment in a Boston inner-city public school with fourth graders engaged in the design and production of educational software to teach fractions....
Journal of Mathematical Behavior Vol. 11, No. 1 (1992) pp. 3–33
Argues that computers are a medium through which different styles of scientific thought can be observed. Presents cases of women whose learning styles differ from the way that programing and problem solving in computer-related activities are taught. ...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 19, No. 5 (2011) pp. 487–501
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...