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"Looking at Learning...Again, Part 1"

Understanding how children learn best is an important step toward improving mathematics and science teaching. This series features seven leading educators — Eleanor Duckworth, Joseph Novak, Hubert Dyasi, Constance Kamii, Howard Gardner, Mitchel Resnick, and William Schmidt — who share their ideas on how children really learn. Explore how technology affects learning, learn to elicit and build on students' ideas, and develop strategies for inquiry-based teaching. 

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Workshop 2: Intellectual Development
From learner.org, produced by Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Explore the power of the mind and consider the notion that every child can learn everything. Harvard Professor Eleanor Duckworth discusses the importance of teaching for a deep and lasting understanding and explains why it is important to give studen... [more]
March 22, 2010 at 08:35 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Workshop 7: Design, Construction, and Technology
From learner.org, produced by Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
MIT Professor Mitchel Resnick guides this workshop exploring technology as an aid for learning. He discusses the impact of technology on learning when students design and construct tools to support their own inquiries. Teachers demonstrate technology... [more]
March 22, 2010 at 08:44 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Workshop 1: The Many Faces of Learning
From learner.org, produced by Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
In this introductory workshop, you will meet the guest educators featured in the series and hear why they think it is important to continually examine the learning process. You will also have an opportunity to reflect on your own personal beliefs abo... [more]
March 22, 2010 at 08:27 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Workshop 4: Inquiry
From learner.org, produced by Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Science Education Professor Hubert Dyasi discusses inquiry-based learning in science and explains why it is essential in all subjects. In this workshop, you will see several classrooms where inquiry learning is taking place and explore numerous strat... [more]
March 22, 2010 at 08:39 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Workshop 6: The Mind's Intelligences
From learner.org, produced by Oregon Public Broadcasting
This workshop considers Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences and shows his theory being applied in a range of classrooms. As Gardner shares his thoughts on educational reform, you will learn how to create learning environments that suppo... [more]
March 22, 2010 at 08:42 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Workshop 3: Conceptual Thinking
From learner.org, produced by Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
In this workshop, the focus is on concept maps as tools for helping students learn. Joseph Novak, Professor of Biological Science, explains how students learn by assimilating new concepts into their already existing frameworks and takes a teacher ste... [more]
March 22, 2010 at 08:37 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Workshop 8: The International Picture
From learner.org, produced by Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
This workshop offers an opportunity to investigate various aspects of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), other than the test scores themselves. Distinguished Professor of Educational Psychology William Schmidt presents dif... [more]
March 22, 2010 at 08:45 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Workshop 5: Idea-Making
From learner.org, produced by Harvard Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Student idea-making in mathematics is the subject of this workshop. Professor Constance Kamii, who studied under Jean Piaget for 12 years, explains how you can adapt your teaching to help students construct their own mathematical ideas. You will see ... [more]
March 22, 2010 at 08:41 PM
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