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This project guide gives a series of lessons for teaching basic programming and mathematical concepts using "Turtle Art." These lessons were developed by Miriam Leshin, Laura Kretschmar, and Aaron Vanderwerff of the Lighthouse Community Charter School, in Oakland, CA. Guide written by David Perlis.
This project guide gives a series of lessons for teaching basic programming and mathematical concepts using "Turtle Art." These lessons were developed by Miriam Leshin, Laura Kretschmar, and Aaron Vanderwerff of the Lighthouse Community Charter School, in Oakland, CA. Turtle Art Project Guide.pdf Turtle Art Project Guide.pdf
We’re a K–12 school, with K–12 makers, and we treat that making as a way of driving student learning, rather than simply showcasing it. What that means is that we let students tinker, discover, and hit walls with a project before giving them instruction, then use these successes and setbacks as learning tools. Driving our curriculum through our making requires shifting our roles as educators. We...
We’re a K–12 school, with K–12 makers, and we treat that making as a way of driving student learning, rather than simply showcasing it. What that means is that we let students tinker, discover, and hit walls with a project before giving them instruction, then use these successes and setbacks as learning tools. Driving our curriculum through our making requires shifting our roles as educators. We...
TED Talks: Salman Khan: Let's use video to reinvent (aid) education About Khan Academy I use Khan Academy  as a resource to clarify mathematical concepts for an integrated classroom of 9th - 12th graders at a Charter school in Oregon. I personal use Khan on a regular basis to continue my acquisition of mathematics & quantitative reasoning. I am 38 years old, and and the more I learn the more...
The unit in the 7th grade Computers course is called Combining Practice. These activities involve solving math puzzles in an Excel spreadsheet, collaborative writing on what you know about the rules for order of operations, and a quick self-grading activity to indicate students' current level of understanding of order of operations. The Combining Practice puzzles introduce students to writing...