Programming, Problem Solving, and Practice

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  • 1 Kent state University, Kent, OH 44242

We know that the microcomputer can be used effectively for drill and practice in arithmetic. It can, however, also foster student’ abilities in programming and problem solving. This article describes an activity in which studenh write programs for each other using a child-oriented programming language known as Logo.


Douglas Clements is devloping a course. Teaching with Microcomputer: The Early Years, and is conducting research concerning the effects of programming in Logo on young children's learning and development.

The Arithmetic Teacher


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