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Modern Electronics: Teaching Economics to High School Students with a System Dynamics Simulator
Author(s): Gary B. Hirsch Subject: Social Studies
  Teaching economics with a simulator can actively engage students and help them learn more effectively. This paper describes a simulator that teaches students economics in terms of a familiar economic institution, the retail store. The simulator casts the
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Mosquito Nets for Fishing
Author(s): George Richardson Subject: Cross-Curricular
  Mosquito nets are widely considered an effective ways to stop the spread of malaria. But countless fishermen using their mosquito nets to catch fish instead. George Richardson thought of looking at the issues through the vantage point of the various stake-holders. Usinsg tools of system dynamics to look at the issue, this is a series of maps that George used in his thinking.
Author(s): Jeff Potash, & John Heinbokel Subject: Social Studies
  This is the first of three articles that explores building system dynamics tools and perspectives into the K-12 social studies curricula. This article begins with a "big picture" perspective in identifying goals that are shared by the two fields and that
Author(s): Jeff Potash, & John Heinbokel Subject: Social Studies
  This second article poses the question, "How can we effectively use system dynamics to build social studies curricula to meet those two goals?" These ideas have evolved over years of working with students, most recently with Rob Skiff within the middle-
Notes on history and future of system dynamics in K-12 education (D-4897)
Author(s): Jay W. Forrester Subject: System Dynamics
  With these notes, Jay Forrester hopes to encourage discussion about participating in a daring, difficult, but highly promising kind of K-12 education that is radically different from what is now common.
Packaged Simulators and Simulation-Based Learning Environments: An Alternative to Model-Building That Can Expand the Audience for System Dynamics
Author(s): Gary B. Hirsch Subject: Cross-Curricular
  Requiring people to build models may limit the audience for system dynamics. Packaged Simulators and Simulation-Based Learning Environments are an alternative that can convey an essenial understanding of sysems without requiring prerequisite skills.
Pre-College Student Understanding of Accumulations: An Experiment at a WPI Summer Workshop for Students
Author(s): Diana Fisher, Chris DiCarlo, Alan Ticotsky, & Rob Quaden Subject: System Dynamics
  This paper presents the results of a pre- and post-test assessment given to 18 students ages 14 to 17 years who participated in a WPI Sustainability Workshop in the summer of 2014, where systems thinking and system dynamics modeling were the primary tools
Problems in Causal Loop Diagrams Revisited
Author(s): George P. Richardson Subject: System Dynamics
  A discussion of the discrepancies which can result from the S (Same) and O (Opposite) notation commonly used to label links in word-and-arrow diagrams.
Problems with Causal-Loop Diagrams (D-3312-1)
Author(s): George P. Richardson Subject: System Dynamics
  A discussion of the difficulties in the traditional definitions of positive and negative links in causal-loop diagrams. Possible improvements are suggested. From Road Maps 4.
Quality and System Dynamics/Systems Thinking: Integrating Them in a Middle School
Author(s): Joan Yates Subject: Project Histories
  From Catalina Foothills School District. Staff members at Orange Grove Middle School in Tucson, AZ, have been integrating some of the key practices and principles of total quality, system dynamics, and systems thinking within their school for the past sev
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