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Wertheimer, Richard; Zinga, Mario – Internet Research, 1998
Presents a case study of the ideology, strategies and process of the "Common Knowledge: Pittsburgh" project in its attempt at school reform in an urban school district. Reflects on the project's activities, and uses its experience to develop a conceptual framework based on chaos theory, as developed in mathematics and science, for discussing…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Chaos Theory, Educational Change, Educational Development
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Carlitz, Robert D.; Zinga, Mario – Internet Research, 1997
Discussion of the use of wide area computer networks to facilitate community-building and educational reform in elementary-secondary education focuses on a project in Pittsburgh called Common Knowledge: Pittsburgh that is seeking to develop new environments for teaching and learning. Guidelines for other school districts are presented. (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Change
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Carlitz, Robert D.; Zinga, Mario – Internet Research, 1998
Common Knowledge: Pittsburgh (CK-P) is a school networking project which develops network connectivity and curricular applications in the Pittsburgh Public Schools (Pennsylvania). This article describes CK-P's network architecture; products developed, including a virtual classroom for German language instruction, online physics instruction, online…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Enrichment