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Computational Lesson-Planning: Easy Ways to Introduce Computational Thinking Concepts into Your…
Computational Lesson-Planning: Easy Ways to Introduce Computational Thinking Concepts into Your…
As you're lesson-planning for the new year, what are some ways that you can introduce computational thinking into your classroom?
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Aug 9
Commenting in the Classroom: Using Comments in Code for Teaching and Learning
Commenting in the Classroom: Using Comments in Code for Teaching and Learning
Texts are made to be annotated. Digital texts and code are no different. How can code comments be used in the classroom?
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Jul 26
Building an Application in the Wolfram Language
Building an Application in the Wolfram Language
Chicken Scratch is an academic trivia game that I originally coded about 20 years ago. At the time I was the Academic Decathlon coach of a…
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Jul 12
Exploring Creativity through Computer Algebra
Exploring Creativity through Computer Algebra
Adding a computer algebra component to a calculus or linear algebra course can provide the perfect opportunity for students to explore…
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Jul 5
It’s Not Always about the Answer: The Value of Project-Based Learning in Mathematics
It’s Not Always about the Answer: The Value of Project-Based Learning in Mathematics
Mathematics tends to be a rather dull subject for select students, at least in my classes. Some say it’s too technical, and they complain…
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Jun 28
Let’s Go to the CompLab: Teaching Computational Rhetoric in the High-School Classroom
Let’s Go to the CompLab: Teaching Computational Rhetoric in the High-School Classroom
What Is CompLab?
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Jun 21
Camp That’s Intense, Not in Tents: Coding and Learning at the Wolfram Summer Camp
Summer camp. To some, the words paint an idyllic picture of sitting around a smoky campfire and telling spooky stories. But summer camp has…
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Jun 14
Tech-Based Teaching: Updated Vision Statement and Call for Submissions
It’s 2018, and the field of educational technology continues to grow as tech-based resources expand their reach into classrooms of every…
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Jun 7
Bridging the Digital Divide with the Computational Thinking Initiative
Bridging the digital divide is about more than providing students with technology… [it] requires helping people develop digital literacies…
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Oct 31, 2017
Exploding Computational Thinking:
Exploding Computational Thinking:
The Global Math Project & Wolfram Research
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Oct 6, 2017
The Case for Writing in Math Classes
The Case for Writing in Math Classes
Students today often classify themselves as being either math and science enthusiasts or liberal arts and humanities aficionados. Of…
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Sep 21, 2017
Programming a Finance Calculator in Mathematica
Programming a Finance Calculator in Mathematica
The following excerpts are from an assignment set for Year Twelve Mathematics B students in Semester Two. The assessment is part of the…
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Aug 17, 2017
Mathematica in Chemistry Class
Mathematica in Chemistry Class
Not long ago, I was sitting at a desk in high school, learning chemistry. I’ve always found chemistry class to be fun, but this was not the…
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Aug 11, 2017
A Brief Background to Computational Thinking
Computational thinking is not a new idea, but it is one that would benefit from having more information about how to successfully bring the…
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Aug 10, 2017
Computational Thinking in the Classroom
The best way to bring computational thinking into a classroom is through educational tools that have low thresholds and high ceilings.
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Aug 4, 2017
The Use of Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) in Senior Mathematics
The Use of Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) in Senior Mathematics
I didn’t introduce CAS to generate better results; I did it to prepare my students for the world as it is, not as it was.
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Jul 28, 2017
Transforming Math Through Technological Visualizations
Transforming Math Through Technological Visualizations
“I don’t understand math because I can’t see it.”
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Jul 21, 2017
Interactive Visualizations for Effective Math Teaching
Interactive Visualizations for Effective Math Teaching
Mathematica is, in my opinion, the most effective way for teaching mathematics. With this software, one can clarify and visualize concepts…
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Jul 14, 2017
The Challenge of Tech-Based Learning
Every scholastic subject should involve utilizing a computer and computational thinking as natively as we integrate paper and pencil.
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Jul 5, 2017
Teaching STEM Online with Mathematica
Teaching STEM Online with Mathematica
When using the Mathematica classroom assistant, I have no need for paper and pencil.
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Jun 29, 2017
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