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ERIC Number: ED537186
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2012
Pages: 8
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1548-6613
Microworlds: Building Powerful Ideas in the Secondary School
Jenkins, Craig William
Online Submission, US-China Education Review A 9 p796-803 2012
In the 1960s, the MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) developed a programming language called LOGO. Underpinning this invention was a profound new philosophy of how learners learn. This paper reviews research in the area and asks how one notion in particular, that of a microworld, may be used by secondary school educators to build powerful ideas in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) subjects. (Contains 4 figures.)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A