Wallace Feurzeig

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In exploring ways to apply technology for the purpose of improving learning, we at BBN have conducted basic research in human cognition and learning. We have developed innovative software facilities to extend and enhance mathematics, science, and language learning, and provided professional development workshops to help educators effectively use these new(More)
Function Machines is a visual environment expressly designed to support the learning and teaching of mathematical modeling. The Function Machines language employs 2D visual representations—graphic icons—in contrast with the symbolic textual expressions used for representing mathematical structures in standard programming languages. Function Machines(More)
Computer modeling can dramatically enliven science education by engaging students in active investigation and providing compelling learning experiences that enhance scientific insight and understanding. Computational facilities once limited to the science research community are becoming increasingly available for use in precollege science education. These(More)
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