ERIC Number: ED367288
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Turtle Power: Beginning Graphics with "LogoWriter."
Bergmann, Peggy; Keanie, Marlene
LogoWriter provides the means through which students of varying backgrounds and abilities can experience different types of learning. It involves using problem solving, graphing, critical thinking, and other creative strategies. The lessons provided in this book contain ideas that allow beginners to explore various areas of Logo while using LogoWriter. Most lessons begin with the concrete, body-centered geometry and move to the abstract. Each lesson includes a variety of activities. The lessons can be conducted in various settings. They are intended as an introduction to LogoWriter and are designed for students with little or no experience in using the program. The book is divided into four parts: (1) Part 1 provides an overview, including an explanation of the hardware, software, and learning environment; (2) Part 2 is the graphics section, containing 14 lessons that explain the graphics of LogoWriter; (3) Part 3 describes art ideas and related activities; and (4) Part 4 contains information on resources which support LogoWriter. (TMK)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Software, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Elementary Education, Experiential Learning, Geometry, Graphs, Individualized Instruction, Learning Activities, Lesson Plans, Problem Solving
International Society for Technology in Education, 1787 Agate St., Eugene, OR 97403-1923.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: International Society for Technology in Education, Eugene, OR.