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Computing Teacher

1988 Volume 15, Number 8

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Careers in Computing: A Kit for Teachers, Counselors, and Volunteers

    Bill Baird

    Discussion of career counseling focuses on Careers in Computing, a project that was designed to help counsel students in junior high and high school regarding career choices in computer science.... More

    pp. 7-10

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  2. Logo Learning Tools Build Informal Geometry Ideas: Part I

    Margaret L. Niess

    Description of the use of Logo for teaching geometry is the first in a two-part series on the development of Logo tools for doing middle school mathematics. The learning process is discussed, and... More

    pp. 11-15

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  3. Getting to Know the Neighbors: An Information Exchange between Two Middle Schools

    Vicki E. Baer

    Describes an information exchange program between two Maryland middle schools that used telecommunications to exchange geographical and historical information and personal data. The activities of... More

    pp. 20-23

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  4. Telecommunications Is Here and Now

    Chris Clark

    Presents an overview of telecommunications and its use in the field of education. Topics discussed include conferencing, electronic messaging, distance learning, networking, database searching, and... More

    pp. 24-25

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  5. Telecommunications and the Classroom: Where We've Been and Where We Should Be Going

    Fred S. Goldberg

    Discussion of the use of telecommunications highlights projects designed by the New York City Board of Education to investigate telecommunications alternatives for the classroom. Telecommunications... More

    pp. 26-30

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  6. Claims of Improved Academic Performance--The Questions You Should Ask

    Richard Alan Smith

    Discusses how to examine and evaluate claims of improved academic performance in advertisements for computer-assisted instruction. Highlights include the proper use of comparison groups; types of... More

    pp. 42-44

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  7. Reading and Writing Interactive Stories

    Maribeth Henney

    Describes a project designed to teach elementary students to write interactive stories using an authoring system called Story Tree. Benefits of the project are discussed, including the development ... More

    pp. 45-47

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