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    • Gerald Ardito

      Alan Kay on Powerful Ideas

      Alan Kay is a renowned computer scientist. He designed the first tablet in 1968. His team at PARC developed the first windows based operating system, along with a large number of other innovations which have shaped our experience of working with computers. Throughout his career, Kay has been i...

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      • Gerald Ardito

        Week 3 - Learning Module #1

        For this week, we will work on the first of three Learning Modules for this course. This work will all be done outside of our classroom. You can find the details here: Learning Module 1 As we said in class, participate often, participate generously, and participate in a way that furt...

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        • Gerald Ardito

          How People Learn (book)

          How People Learn is a report produced by the National Academies Press, which deals with, well, How People Learn.It is a very interesting and influential book. You can also get a pdf copy for free by becoming a registered user at the National Academies Press. It is well worth having. Here i...

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          • Gerald Ardito

            Results and Implications of a 12-Year Longitudinal Study of Science Concept Learning

            Joseph Novak has had a long career as a science educator and researcher. Much of his work focused on the role that concept mapping plays in the teaching and learning of Science. His work is foundational and this is a great first exposure. We will be revisiting these concepts throughout this co...

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            • Gerald Ardito

              The Theory Underlying Concept Maps and How to Construct Them

              This is research by Joseph Novak on the use of concept maps in teaching and learning.

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              • Gerald Ardito

                Learning Module #1 - How Do We Learn Science?

                Welcome to our first Learning Module - How Do We Learn Science? This is the first of three online learning modules that we will be explore in this course. This first one focuses on the learning of science. It is organized around a single big idea: In order to teach science effectively...

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                • Clarissa Martinez

                  Alan Kay Big Ideas/Powerful Ideas

                  He starts out with talking about different scientists and inventors. I thought it was great because he talks about these how Leonardo had all ideas/ designs but couldn’t get it them to work. But then comes Henry Ford who is not as smart but able to engineer with things he had acce...

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                  • Clarissa Martinez

                    How Experts Differ from Novices

                    How Experts Differ from Novices We need to be experts not only in our content but in our teaching as well. In order for us to understand our students thinking process and problem solve. Sometimes students come up with really interesting ideas about a topic and you think to yourself where did t...

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                    • Clarissa Martinez

                      Concept Maps

                      Concept maps are helpful tools to help students organize information starting from general to more specific concepts. I went to a professional development session over the summer where they brought up some examples of how concept maps were being used for different topics. I think it is a use...

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                      • Clarissa Martinez

                        3 Rules to Spark Learning

                        I added this link because I think it was relevant to teaching and getting kids excited about science.

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