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Assessing Progress in Systems Thinking and Dynamic Modeling: Some Thoughts for Educators
Author(s): Jeff Potash, & John Heinbokel Subject: Implementation
  A discussion of the methods and building blocks which help educators achieve success in introducing and understanding system dynamics.
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Behind Closed Gates: Potential dynamics when one group or individual is given complete control over another
Author(s): Jen Andersen, Anne LaVigne, Jeff Potash, & Lees Stuntz Subject: Cross-Curricular
  This lesson with accompanying simulation is loosely based on an experiment that was conducted at Stanford University in 1971. Phillip Zimbardo wanted to see how typical people would act if they were asked to take on roles of prisoners and prison guards fo
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Link to the simulation: http://www.clexchange.org/curriculum/simulations/prison_simulation.asp
Building Systems into the History/Social Studies Curricula: Some Preliminary Thoughts
Author(s): Jeff Potash Subject: Social Studies
  Thoughts on using systems thinking and dynamic modeling to improve levels of historical literacy.
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Demo Dozen
Author(s): Jeff Potash, & John Heinbokel Subject: Cross-Curricular
  Demo Dozen consists of a Companion and a collection of 13 STELLA models, designed to provide insight into the breadth and power of relatively simple system dynamics computer simulations to engage students and teachers in critical explorations of the sys
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Dollars and Sense II Lesson 1
Author(s): Jeff Potash Subject: Cross-Curricular
  "Can Compound Interest Work for Me?" is the title of this first lesson from "Dollars and Sense II: Our Interest in Interest, Managing Savings and Debt." This lesson contains 3 hands-on and progressively challenging simulations designed to let students exp
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Link to the simulation: http://www.clexchange.org/curriculum/dollarsandsense/Dollars%20and%20Sense%20II/ds2_lesson1.asp
Dollars and Sense II Lesson 2
Author(s): Jeff Potash Subject: Cross-Curricular
  The second lesson from "Dollars and Sense II: Our Interest in Interest, Managing Savings and Debt," "How Can I Maximize Savings While Spending?" contains 5 computer hands-on simulations designed to let students investigate the relative importance of care
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Link to the simulation: http://www.clexchange.org/curriculum/dollarsandsense/Dollars%20and%20Sense%20II/ds2_lesson2.asp
Dollars and Sense II Lesson 3
Author(s): Jeff Potash Subject: Cross-Curricular
  Lesson 3 contains two computer “hands-on” simulations designed to introduce students to the basics of how credit card interest charges work. In this lesson students will experience how the costs of credit card borrowing can quickly escalate, sometimes bey
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Dollars and Sense II Lesson 4
Author(s): Jeff Potash Subject: Cross-Curricular
  Lesson 4 contains three computer “hands-on” simulations designed to let students explore different types of Installment Loans, including auto loans, home mortgages, and personal loans.

Complex Systems Connection: Short and Long Term Conflicts. Managing money, in pe
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Dollars and Sense II Lesson 5
Author(s): Jeff Potash Subject: Cross-Curricular
  Building on the introduction to credit card use in Lesson 3, Lesson 5 contains two computer hands-on simulations that are designed to help students extend their understanding of real world, ongoing credit card use and its relationship to one’s overall per
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Dollars and Sense II Lesson 6
Author(s): Jeff Potash Subject: Cross-Curricular
  This lesson (Lesson 6) contains five computer simulations designed to broaden students’ ability to manage long-term installment loans as part of their larger personal finances. Building on their new understanding of compounding Interest, students will ev
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