[hackerspaces] CC-licensed Maker Pedagogy (Lesson Plans, etc)?
webmind at puscii.nl
Tue May 24 08:53:48 CEST 2011
On 2011-05-23 22:21, john arclight wrote:
> One problem with teaching subjects like mathematics is that you need to
> make up a bunch of exercises, make sure they can be solved, etc.
This isn't a big problem, and to me the most interesting part is making
If you're looking for inspiration, most of the stuff in dutch mathbooks
can be used although not copied. I know of only one patented excerise.
For the rest you can just take the concept and use it to create a new
The interesting part though is making -new- and exciting excersises,
things that haven't been invented yet or atleast not widespread.
> Teachers usually build their lessons around an existing book for this
> reason. What about using an out-of-copyright text that is avaiilable as
> a PDF to create a class? Those 1960s calculus/trig/stats books are B&W
> and don't have web links, but the content hasn't really changes.
Well, as a teacher you'll always customise your lesson plan on the
class, sometimes they just handle certain material better then others,
sometimes the levels are just balanced differently. I think this should
be one of the core points in it, that from the produced content it's
easy to make customised lessonplans.
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