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Computing Teacher

1989 Volume 16, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. The Computer and Problem Solving: How Theory Can Support Classroom Practice

    Billy C. Yates & Dave Moursund

    Discussion of problem solving in education focuses on 19 statements about problem solving that have implications for the educational use of computers. Topics discussed include thinking processes;... More

    pp. 12-16

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  2. Two Projects that Worked: Using Telecommunications as a Resource in the Classroom

    Dan Lake

    Describes projects developed through the Long Distance Learning Network (LDLN) that experimented with using telecommunications in classrooms in the United States and in other countries. A creative ... More

    pp. 17-19

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  3. Computers, Problem Solving, and a Belief

    Jerry Johnson

    Discusses problem solving in mathematics instruction and examines the role of students, teachers, and computers in the problem solving process. Seven sample problems that require high school... More

    pp. 24-26

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  4. Misconceptions about Reading and Software Development

    David Reinking

    Discussion of the development of educational software for reading instruction focuses on seven misconceptions that reflect a misunderstanding of the reading process and a misapplication of the... More

    pp. 27-29

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  5. Computer Generated Correspondence between Teachers and Parents

    R Dwight Laws

    Describes a computer program called COMSoft that was developed to make it easier for elementary school teachers to communicate with parents by generating personalized letters that correlate with... More

    pp. 31-33

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  6. Teaching Higher Order Thinking Skills with Databases

    Jim Watson & Neal Strudler

    Describes a lesson based on Taba's Inductive Thinking Model that offers a set of strategies to enhance the teaching of higher order thinking skills with the use of databases. Analyzing,... More

    pp. 47-50

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  7. A Reflective Teacher's Interventions with a Tentative Learner of Logo: A Case Study

    Molly Watt

    Presents a case study of a fourth grade student learning Logo and describes the teacher interventions used to help solve problems. Interviews with the teacher are related, observations of the... More

    pp. 51-55

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