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Guest Contributors | September 04, 2001 | Philosophy

Over the last two years I have been deeply embroiled in a struggle over the content of the Massachusetts Mathematics and Science and Technology/Engineering Curriculum Frameworks. Much of the debate has centered on the role of inquiry in mathematics and science instruction.

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Guest Contributors | March 03, 1998 | Philosophy

There are many variables that contribute in different ways to the effectiveness of instruction. One variable is seldom examined in detail even though it has a major influence upon learning. That variable is the physical arrangement of learners.

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Guest Contributors | September 02, 1997 | Philosophy

A new consensus about the nature of learning has emerged. Its formation is stimulated by research in the field that has come to be known as cognitive science. The new conception of learning has a direct bearing on how science, and all other subjects, can be taught most effectively.

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