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Patterns and Design


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For Curriculum and Educational Software Developers

I design learning materials, learning environments, and curriculum by looking for patterns of structure and activity in Montessori classrooms. My designs are mostly software-based extensions and variations of Montessori materials and exercises.

I've recently started playing around the Google Web Toolkit. Here are some nice training videos I found from Intertech Training.

Here's what I'm learning about putting video on the web.

The articles listed in this page include some patterns I've found and describe the way I find and use these patterns.

Mining Montessori Design Patterns

Patterns in learning materials, learning environment, and learning tasks

Patterns of interaction between learners and between learner and teacher