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Inventing to Prepare for Future Learning: The Hidden Efficiency of Encouraging Original Student Production in Statistics Instruction
We found that invention activities, when coupled with subsequent learning resources like lectures, led to strong gains in procedural skills, insight into formulas, and abilities to evaluate data from an argument. Expand
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Physically Distributed Learning: Adapting and Reinterpreting Physical Environments in the Development of Fraction Concepts
Physical actions can support abstract learning when they provide a way for children to adapt and then reinterpret their environment. Expand
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Constructing competence: an analysis of student participation in the activity systems of mathematics classrooms
This paper investigates the construction of systems of competence in two middle school mathematics classrooms. Drawing on analyses of discourse from videotaped classroom sessions, this paperExpand
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The Development of Adaptive Expertise in Biotransport.
This chapter describes a model for continuous development of adaptive expertise, including growth along the dimensions of innovation and knowledge, examined in the context of a biotransport course inExpand
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Using Learning Analytics to Understand the Learning Pathways of Novice Programmers
Using learning analytics, we explore how students progress from exploration, through tinkering, to refinement, a pathway that we term EXTIRE. Expand
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A Theory of Physically Distributed Learning: How External Environments and Internal States Interact in Mathematics Learning
— Researchers, teachers, teacher educators, and national organizations espouse the idea that children learn new concepts in concrete contexts and transfer these concepts to abstract situations.Expand
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Comparison of Student Learning in Challenge-based and Traditional Instruction in Biomedical Engineering
This paper presents the results of a study comparing student learning in an inquiry-based and a traditional course in biotransport. Expand
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Teaching for adaptive expertise in biomedical engineering ethics
This paper considers an approach to teaching ethics in bioengineering based on the How People Learn (HPL) framework. Expand
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Nanogenetic learning analytics: illuminating student learning pathways in an online fraction game
A working understanding of fractions is critical to student success in high school and college math. Expand
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