On the Cognitive Prerequisites of Learning Computer Programming
Training in computer literacy of some form, much of which will consist of training in computer programming, is likely to involve $3 billion of the $14 billion to be spent on personal computers by 1986 (Harmon, 1983). Who will do the training? "hardware and software manufacturers, management consultants, -retailers, independent computer instruction centers, corporations' in-house training programs, public and private schools and universities, and a variety of consultants1' (-ibid. , p. 27). To da
Prise en compte du contexte algébrique dans la modélisation des connaissances d’un élève. Le c
Nous nous intéressons à la modélisation des connaissances des élèves dans le domaine de l’algèbre. Notre travail utilise les traces des actions des élèves recueillies dans l’environnement informatique Aplusix. Pour capturer une connaissance, il est essentiel de tenir compte de la persistance et de la stabilité d’une action que ce soit dans la durée ou dans la situation. Cependant, deux actions peuvent paraître, de prime abord, contradictoires. Associées au contexte dans lequel
Building theories: working in a microworld and writing the mathematical notebook
In the framework of a long term teaching experiment we present an Educational approach based on the use of a dynamic geometry software and a symbolic manipulator. Here we present the general ideas of the followed approach focusing on how meanings can originate from phenomenological experience and evolve under the guidance of the teacher. In particular we will focus on meanings related to the ideas of theory, axiom and theorem.
3.1 The use of ‘you’
Sunset Song was written in the early 1930s and is still one of the best-known and most-debated Scottish novels. In this unit, we discuss whether Sunset Song succeeds as critique of capitalism and whether it has value as a work of literature separate from its propagandistic ambitions.
3.3 How others see us The relative nature of poverty is an old theme in social science. Adam Smith, the eighteenth century writer who is often regarded as the founding father of economics, put it this way: ‘By necessaries I understand not only the commodities that are indispensably necessary for the support of life, but whatever the custom of the country renders it indecent for creditable people, even the lowest orders, to be without’ (Smith, 1776, quoted in Sen, 1981). Ideas of what it is to be poo
The relative nature of poverty is an old theme in social science. Adam Smith, the eighteenth century writer who is often regarded as the founding father of economics, put it this way: ‘By necessaries I understand not only the commodities that are indispensably necessary for the support of life, but whatever the custom of the country renders it indecent for creditable people, even the lowest orders, to be without’ (Smith, 1776, quoted in Sen, 1981).
Ideas of what it is to be poo
Longlife learning e generazione di valore
Gestione della conoscenza e forme dell’apprendimento in una prospettiva di generazione del valore; metodologie integrate di formazione continua.,Knowledge management and forms of learning in a perspective of creating value, integrated methods of training.,Istituzione universitaria di secondo e terzo livello (ciclo II e III) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Spiegare,Illustrare,Alta formazione universitaria (secondo e terzo livello),Educazione,Formazione degli insegnanti e sc
La formazione del pensiero complesso: il metodo che "impara".
Il problema di organizzare le conoscenze e la prospettiva metodologica della solidarietà per l'eleborazione di risposte alle emergenze formative della scuola.,The problem of the organisation of knowledges and the methodological perspective of solidariety as help to the processing of answers to the educational emergencies of the secondary school.,Istituzione universitaria di secondo e terzo livello (ciclo II e III) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Spiegare,Illustrare,Alta for
4.3 Gamete production in men
This unit looks at the human being in the context of an individual life cycle, examining some of the processes that contribute to the formation of a new person. After a brief discussion of historical ideas about human conception, and about contraception to the present day, we look at the cells involved in the conception and development of a new individual. Gamete production (that is, production of mature cells able to unite with another in sexual reproduction) in both men and women is introduced
4.2 Possible Answers to External World Scepticism
Part 4.2. Investigates some of the possible solutions to Descartes' sceptical problem of the external world, looking at G.E Moore's response, among others, to the problem.
English - Controlling Your Capitals
A review of the rules governing proper capitalization. Includes examples of when capital letters should and should not be used.
Teaching Skip Counting by 10's
Teach kids skip counting by 10 and using the number grid by reciting, 10, 20, 30, 40 and so on. run time 01:06.
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Rock n Learn about the Parts of the Plant
This brief video clip used computer animation to teach about the parts of a plant and their jobs. Some of the key words include: stem, root, branches, photosynthesis, xylem, and phloem. The cute music video at the end focuses on xylem and phloem. Run time 02:56.
Learning the Alphabet
Alphabet - watch this video again and again, your kids will familiar with ABCD within a week.
ABC Song for Kids: Easy and Fun Version
This video can be used in a classroom for young learners to learn their ABCs. The children can sing along with the video and are shown the letters as they sing. This video is an excellent way to engage the students and help them remember the alphabet.
Sesame Street - ABC-DEF-GHI (1969)
Big Bird is practicing his reading, but he doesn't recognize one very long word.
Sesame Street - Elmo's Alphabet Rap
In this video, Elmo sings the alphabet song in a catchy rap tune while the letters of the alphabet fly all around the screen. Great video for teaching the alphabet and recognizing the letters.
Wet dog shake
Find out how furry animals are the masters of the spin-dry. Read the full story here: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2010/11/fluid-nature-from-wet-dogs-to-washing-machines.html See what the world might look like with a new bionic eye: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2010/11/see-the-world-through-a-bionic-eye.htm