Virtually to a person, reformers became committed constructivists, even though few of us knew that word (in the cognitive sense). In varying degrees, we discovered empirically all seven principles of good practice. Our best materials are the ones that encourage students, singly or in groups, to complete the learning cycle -- often. Our best programs incorporate in some measure all seven of the skill groups identified by employers. And we have learned appropriate ways to use technology to serve learning objectives.
The reader interested in theories underlying renewed calculus courses, planning and implementing such a course, and assessing student learning should start with . For additional help on using cooperative learning groups, see , and for constructive suggestions for coping with institutional barriers, see .
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| Reform or Renewal? | Students | Problems |
| Cognitive Psychology | Brain Research
| Technology and Learning | Technology and Curriculum |
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