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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.
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.
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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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.
How Is This Similar to That? The skill of recognizing parallel dynamic structures on center stage
Author(s): Linda Booth Sweeney Subject: Research
  This article is intended to put systems educators' daily work in context for educational researchers and to highlight a central skill for schools seeking to teach students to see, understand, and ultimately affect the systems around them.
Healthy Chickens, Healthy Pastures: Making Connections at Drumlin Farm and Beyond
Author(s): Linda Booth Sweeney, & Renata Pomponi Subject: Cross-Curricular
  This "Making Connections Playkit" has been created yo help students think deliberately about living systems in a farm setting and to give students an organizing framework to take home and apply in other contexts.
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.
Connected Wisdom Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Linda Booth Sweeney Subject: Cross-Curricular
  The Connected Wisdom Teacher’s Guide is designed to guide educators through lesson plans that will explain living systems principles for their students. The guide was created with students aged 10-18 in mind, but the lessons can be adapted for younger students. It is a companion to "Connected Wisdom: Living Stories about Living Systems."
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