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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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Systems Thinking Playbook Exercise 1: Mind Grooving
Author(s): Linda Booth Sweeney, & Dennis Meadows Subject: Cross-Curricular
  Thought exercises illustrate different habitual ways of thinking of which people may be completely unaware. Recognizing these can help in considering where habitual thinking ruts might impede understanding of systems. Available at Chelsea Green Publishers.
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The Systems Thinking Playbook Exercise 10: Teeter Totter
Author(s): Linda Booth Sweeney, & Dennis Meadows Subject: Cross-Curricular
  Participants must work together as a team to successfully complete the goal of getting on and off a teeter-totter. The focus is on how teams interdependently function within a defined environment.

Complex Systems Connection: Cause within System. The structure of the teeter totter system creates inherent delays. The participants may not realize how those delays in combination with their individual actions impact the overall success of the team. Available from Chelsea Green Publishers.

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