Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 3. Inventing Notations
We learn how to foster and appreciate students notations for their richness and creativity. We also look at some of the possibilities that early work in creating notation systems might open up for students as they move on toward algebra.,15 min. Pizzas in the Classroom In Englewood, New Jersey, Blanche Young, who attended the summer workshop, tries out one of the problems with her fourth-grade students. Later, she meets with Arthur Powell to discuss the lesson. 5 min. New Brunswick, New Jersey
Didactique et intelligence artificielle
Le présent article reprend l'essentiel du contenu de mon exposé introductif à la journée "Didactique et environnements d'apprentissage informatisés" de la VI° école d'été de didactique des mathématiques (Gras 1991) et les principales idées présentées lors du premier exposé que j'ai fait sur ce thème à l'occasion des XIII° journées francophones sur l'informatique (Balacheff 1991). Il s'agit de suggérer des lignes de recherches potentiellement fécondes pour les didacticiens, da
The Proportioner was developed to support your learning and your students’ learning of proportion. It allows you to manipulate images and compare their dimensions to the dimensions of other images. Using the Proportioner, you can: •Specify image dimensions graphically, numerically or using a scale factor •Duplicate images and modify copies for comparisons •Use one image to "paint" another
A Framework to Analyze Argumentative Knowledge Construction in Computer-Supported Collaborative Lear
Computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) is often based on written argumentative discourse of learners, who discuss their perspectives on a problem with the goal to acquire knowledge. Lately, CSCL research focuses on the facilitation of specific processes of argumentative knowledge construction, e.g., with computer-supported collaboration scripts. In order to refine process-oriented instructional support, such as scripts, we need to measure the influence of scripts on specific processes
Warranting research claims from non-experimental evidence
This paper contains a preliminary consideration of the nature and role of warrants for research conclusions in educational research. It focuses on warrants for conclusions drawn from findings based on non-experimental evidence. The paper describes some of the standard non-experimental designs, and their need for a warrant in the form of a logical and persuasive link between the evidence produced and the conclusions drawn (with appropriate qualifications and caveats). It describes social scientif
Learning How to Learn: using the Dublin Core Metadata Element Set to support teachers as researchers
This conference paper describes how the extension of the Dublin Core Metadata set by domain-specific vocabulary capable of describing not only learning resources but also the classroom contexts in which they may be used, the strategies underpinning them and associated research evidence has provided the basis of sophisticated knoweldge management tools to support teacher professional development.,79,83,84
Autoevaluation in 8086 assembly language programming
Autoevaluation (self assessment) is more and more developed for teaching at university. We present our contribution to this pedagogical resource. Our exercises are intended for students in second year at the University of Paris 6 for the module "Computer Architecture". These numerous exercises complete the classical courses and allow students to check their know-how. We have experimented with success our set of exercises for the past 2 years with numerous students in UTES1. Uteval software has b
Making sens: science education networks of sensors
A small group of leaders from research, industry, and education convened in a one-day workshop at Stanford's Center for Innovations in Learning (SCIL) to brainstorm on the use of data probes, sensors, and communication technologies in the development of innovative science education curricula. This report documents the results of a morning brainstorm and afternoon group exercises developing educational scenarios for which sensor networks would be powerful in enhancing learning content and promoti
Private Universe Project in Mathematics: Workshop 4: Thinking Like a Mathematician
What does a mathematician do? What does it mean to think like a mathematician? This program parallels what a mathematician does in real life with the creative thinking of students.,How a Mathematician Approaches Problems - Fern Hunt, a mathematician at the National Institute for Standards and Technology, is seen as she collaborates with colleagues to solve difficult technical problems. Using the metaphor of the childrens game Towers of Hanoi, she explains her approach to solving problems. 15 m
Peutertips Deze site is ontworpen voor studenten, oud-studenten en peuterleidsters omdat peuters en peuterleidsters al te vaak in de kou blijven staan. Een aanbod voor peuters is geen aanbod voor kleuters dat je gewoon wat eenvoudiger maakt. Een goed …
Deze site is ontworpen voor studenten, oud-studenten en peuterleidsters omdat peuters en peuterleidsters al te vaak in de kou blijven staan.
Een aanbod voor peuters is geen aanbod voor kleuters dat je gewoon wat eenvoudiger maakt. Een goed …
Rows of concentration camp prisoners in striped garments seen from the back; two german officers amongst them. Signed lower right.,Rows of concentration camp prisoners in striped garments seen from the back; two german officers amongst them. Signed lower right.,Born in 1910 in Floss, Bavaria, David Ludwig Bloch lost his hearing as a child. At age 5 he came to Munich to the national institute for the deaf and mute. Subsequently, he attended a private school for the deaf in Jena. He began to study
Eruption! is a volcanic crisis simulation model that showcases a series of villages that surround an active volcano and is part of the Interactive Models for Geological Education Online (IMGEO) series. The goal of the exercise is to preserve as many people and as much property as possible in spite of the threat from the volcano. Students role-play as villagers, the governor, volcanologists, and the press. The rules of the simulation, plus guides for teaching assistants and students, are availabl
This lab activity is part of the Starting Point collection. In this short, serial basic-meteorology lab, students identify different cloud types and estimate cloud cover over a period of several days. This website details learning goals, context for the lab, and teaching notes. A list of teaching materials and links to further resources are also provided.
Uprising at the North
Centered at the bottom of the illustration is a picture of Fort Sumter on fire. Soldiers and sailors are carrying flags with the names of their states as they march toward the U.S. Capitol Building. Two men in the foreground are shown leaving their work to join them.
Using databases to find journal articles
An introduction to online databases of journals relevant to nurses (eg CINAHL, BNI).,An introduction to on-line databases of journals relevant to nursing (eg CINAHL, BNI)
This learning object seeks to engage the learner through attractive use of visualisation. As the subject is 'repetition' this is illustrated by using repeated actions to move an object across a screen. Redundancy is built in to help weaker students, but this may be bypassed. 'Scaffolding' is used near the end of the object to enable the learner to engage in building the programming construct in a safe supportive environment. This takes the form of building the code by selecting from code fragmen
Arrays in Java (Arrays)
Abstraction is a significant problem in learning to program. The learner has to relate the surface code to the operations in the memory of the computer. Visualisation of an ?array? is used here to help learners to form a mental concept that enables them to make sense of the surface code. A play-like drag and drop 'exercise' is used near the end to get the learner to actively test their understanding.
Referencing your work using Harvard
Introduction to the Harvard style of literature referencing, incorporating an interactive referencing tool for students.
Referencing using modified Havard
A web-based desktop tool showing you how to accurately format references for the Modifled Harvard system. Select the exact nature of reference type - book, journal, e-journal, website, government publication, and other sources - and the tool will show you examples of correct referencing for that type.