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Systems Thinking: Critical Thinking Skills for the 1990's and Beyond
Author(s): Barry Richmond Subject: Why K12 SD
  Barry Richmond poses the question: How can the framework, process and technologies of systems thinking be transferred to the rest of the world in an amount of time that is considerably less than what it currently takes to get a Master's or Ph.D. in our field? Two aspects of the transfer process are addressed. Excerpted from: Proceedings of the 1990 International Conference on System Dynamics.
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Systems Thinking, Four Key Questions
Author(s): Barry Richmond Subject: Why K12 SD
  A general over-view. Interesting paper to read to get the perspective of a professional system dynamicist.
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Systems Thinking in Teacher Education
Author(s): Ruth Fruland Subject: Why K12 SD
  In this article I will present some results from my dissertation research, in which I introduced systems thinking (ST) and systems dynamics (SD) to preservice teachers in an interdisciplinary methods course. I wanted to understand how preservice (student) teachers would respond to the paradigm of systems thinking, including specific components, and SD modeling methods, to guide future work in teacher education.
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Systems Thinking in 25 Words or Less
Author(s): Debra Lyneis Subject: Why K12 SD
  An answer to the request "Explain what systems thinking is and what it has to do with educating children," in a few more than 25 words.
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System Stories for Children
Author(s): Linda Booth Sweeney Subject: Implementation
  How many children’s stories embody systems principles? Over the past several years, on a journey in an attempt answer to that question, the author found a growing number of stories that embody systems principles and archetypes. This excerpt is taken from
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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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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 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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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.
 
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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