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ERIC Number: EJ610456
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1050-8406
Engineering Competitions in the Middle School Classroom: Key Elements in Developing Effective Design Challenges.
Sadler, Philip M.; Coyle, Harold P.; Schwartz, Marc
Journal of the Learning Sciences, v9 n3 p299-327 2000
Experiments with exercises that are distinguished from those employed with elite students by reducing competition and increasing cooperation through the use of tests against nature, large dynamic ranges in performance, initial prototype designs, and alternative methods of recording and presenting results. Finds that formulating easily understood goals helps engage students in fascinatingly creative processes. (Contains 33 references.) (Author/YDS)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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