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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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Designing Instructional Units with a Systems Thinking/System Dynamics Approach
Author(s): Lil Williams Subject: Project Histories
  From the GIST Project. A brief explanation, with specific examples using GIST curricula, of when and how a study can be enhanced with an ST/SD approach.
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Create and Run Your Own Newspaper: A Journalism Unit with a Simulation Game Part 3: Examine the Model
Author(s): Daniel Barcan, Leah Zuckerman, Gary B. Hirsch, & Debra Lyneis Subject: Cross-Curricular
  Part 3 of a 3 part series. In this last part of a three-part journalism unit, students and teachers can take a closer look at the system dynamics model underlying the management flight simulator game from Part 2. There is a brief explanation of the model in simple terms, followed by a series of activities using the model as a laboratory.

Complex Systems Connection: Ineffective Action Through this 3-part journalism unit, students can take on the role of newspaper owner. Using a simulation model, they can experience first-hand the complexity of managing a business. In complex systems, the levers we choose to push or pull often turn out to be low leverage policies, having little or no effect, or even the opposite effect of what was planned. This experience will help students gain an appreciation of how complex systems thwart our management of them through their interconnecting network of feedback loops.
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Counterintuitive Behavior of Social Systems (D-4468-2)
Author(s): Jay W. Forrester Subject: System Dynamics
  A paper introducing the concepts and applications of system dynamics. Forrester discusses social policies and their derivation from incomplete understandings of complex systems. Also appears as Chapter 14, pages 211-244, in author's Collected Papers 1975;
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Consider The Gypsy Moth: An Example of System Dynamics for Carlisle
Author(s): Debra Lyneis Subject: Implementation
  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 underst
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Comments on Future of K-12 Education (D-4900-1)
Author(s): Jay Forrester Subject: System Dynamics
  There is a fundamentally different kind of pre-college education that the author, along with many others, has been pioneering for more than twenty years. The demonstration phase is now completed and it is time to launch a major implementation program to e
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Can people learn behaviours of stock and flow using their ability to calculate running total? An experimental study
Author(s): Tony Phuah Subject: Research
  Tony Phuah's Masters Thesis at the University of Bergen. Stock and flow is the basis of dynamics. Understanding of stock and flow is crucial in comprehending and managing problems such as global warming and national debt. Yet previous experimental studi
  Link to the file: https://bora.uib.no/handle/1956/4171
Can Education Reform Get in the Way of Reforming Education? A Simulator for Exploring Reform Strategies
Author(s): Gary B. Hirsch Subject: Implementation
  This paper presents a simulator that school systems can use to understand the dynamics of education reform and, at an aggregate level, examine different strategies for implementing reform. It is based on a System Dynamics simulation model that represents
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Building Slightly More Complex Models: Calculators vs. STELLA
Author(s): Diana M. Fisher Subject: Research
  If students are to develop the potential to effectively manage ubiquitous complex systems, it is becoming increasing important to develop systems thinking concepts and model building skills formally at the pre-college level. This paper describes an experi
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Bringing System Dynamics to a School Near You: Suggestions for Introducing and Sustaining System Dynamics in K-12 Education.
Author(s): Debra Lyneis Subject: Implementation
  Presented at the 2000 International System Dynamics Society Conference in Bergen, Norway, this paper explains how system dynamics is introduced and sustained in schools, outlining some of the many generous contributions that have made the early growth of
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