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Designing the Future (D-4726)
Author(s): Jay Forrester Subject: Why K12 SD
  Jay Forrester's speech at the University of Sevilla, Spain, in December 1998. A discussion of system dynamics and how it is the cornerstone for the understanding of social and economic systems, which will be the new frontier.
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Improving Education In Public Schools: Innovative Teachers To The Rescue
Author(s): Gordon S. Brown Subject: Why K12 SD
  A discussion of the concepts of system dynamics and how they particularly relate to the educational framework of today's society.
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Introductory Packet
Author(s): CLE Subject: Why K12 SD
  A packet of six articles to introduce system dynamics in education. Includes: a) System Dynamics And Learner-Centered-Learning In Kindergarten Through 12th Grade Education. (Jay W. Forrester) An argument for the necessity of change in the educational process and the applicability of system dynamics in K-12 education. By the founder of the discipline of system dynamics. b) Systems Thinking, Four Key Questions. (Barry Richmond) A general over-view. Interesting paper to read to get the perspective of a professional system dynamicist, c) Bring System Dynamics to a School near You ( Debra Lyneis.) An explanation of the methods people have used to bring system dynamics and learner-centered learning to schools across the US.d) Consider The Gypsy Moth: An Example of System Dynamics for Carlisle. (Debra Lyneis) An explanation of how system dynamics would "look" and work in a curriculum, using the gypsy moth caterpillar as a concrete example of its application in a science curriculum. A simple presentation which clearly demonstrates how to start using and understanding basic system dynamics and modeling. e) Infusing System Dynamics into Kindergarten through Eighth Grade Curriculum (Debra Lyneis) A guide to help infuse the system dynamics concepts into curriculum. f) System Dynamics in 25 Words or Less (Debra Lyneis) A short, succinct description of system dynamics.
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Learner-Directed Systems Education: A Successful Example (D-4204)
Author(s): Frank Draper, & Mark Swanson Subject: Why K12 SD
  From Catalina Foothills School District. A description by innovative teachers of the use of systems education within a middle school classroom setting.
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Learning through System Dynamics as Preparation for the 21st Century (D-4895-1)
Author(s): Jay W. Forrester Subject: Why K12 SD
  Revised in 2009, this paper was originally the Keynote address for the 1994 Systems Thinking and Dynamic Modeling Conference for K-12 Education at Concord Academy, Concord, MA. Addresses: Developing Personal Skills, Outlook and Personality, Understanding the Nature of Systems, and Achieving the Benefits of a Systems Education.
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Learning to Connect the Dots: Developing Children's Systems Literacy
Author(s): Linda Booth Sweeney Subject: Why K12 SD
  How can can adults nurture children's capacity to "connect the dots" through everyday conversations and activities? How can educators build an environment that leads children to see the patterns that make a difference? In this article, educator and writer Linda Booth Sweeney points out that thinking about systems means paying attention to the interrelationships, patterns, and dynamics that surround us - and that children are naturally attuned to this. In cultivating systems literacy, you build upon this natural understanding to help promote this integrated way of thinking for the children in your life.
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Learning to Connect the Dots: Developing Children's Systems Literacy
Author(s): Linda Booth Sweeney Subject: Why K12 SD
  In this article, educator Linda Booth Sweeney points out that thinking about systems means paying attention to the interrelationships, patterns, and dynamics that surround us, and that children are naturally attuned to this.
 
System Dynamics and Learner-Centered Learning in Kindergarten through 12th Grade Education (D-4337)
Author(s): Jay W. Forrester Subject: Why K12 SD
  An argument for the necessity of change in the educational process and the applicability of system dynamics in K-12 education. By the founder of the discipline of system dynamics.
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System Dynamics for Kids
Author(s): Jim Hight Subject: Why K12 SD
  A article highlighting Jay Forrester's application of system dynamics to education and steps taken by Jay with Gordon Brown, Frank Draper, and others to develop this novel approach to education that Tucson, AZ and other cities are exploring.
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System Dynamics: Quotations from K-12 Teachers D-4893
Author(s): Jay W. Forrester Subject: Why K12 SD
  This paper discusses the most recent frontier in system dynamics and its use as a foundation underlying a dramatically different kind of education in kindergarten through 12th grade.
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