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The Creative Learning Exchange was founded as a non-profit in 1991 by the progenitor of the field of ...Read more The Creative Learning Exchange was founded as a non-profit in 1991 by the progenitor of the field of System Dynamics, Jay W. Forrester, to encourage the development of systems citizens who use systems thinking and system dynamics to meet the interconnected challenges that face them at personal, community, and global levels. The Creative Learning Exchange encourages an active, learner-centered process of discovery for 3-19 year old students that engages in meaningful, real-world problem solving through the mastery of systems thinking and system dynamics modeling. Hide full description


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(Dollars & Sense II)

Dollars & Sense II - Lesson 3

Lesson 3: How Does A Credit Card Work? An introduction to how credit cards charge interest on unpai ... Read more
Lesson 3: How Does A Credit Card Work? An introduction to how credit cards charge interest on unpaid balances; Strategies for paying off a single debt; then, regular card use.
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Dollars & Sense II - Lesson 5

Lesson 5: Managing Credit With Savings and Spending Exploring how interest payments impact on long- ... Read more
Lesson 5: Managing Credit With Savings and Spending Exploring how interest payments impact on long-term savings and spending.
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Dollars & Sense II - Lesson 6

Lesson 6: Compounding Your Interest in Loans Adding realism with issues of changing value of the it ... Read more
Lesson 6: Compounding Your Interest in Loans Adding realism with issues of changing value of the item purchased (appreciation or depreciation), together with changes in income.
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Dollars & Sense II - Lesson 8

Lesson 8: Are You Ready to Manage Your Financial Interests? Developing a plan for juggling all of t ... Read more
Lesson 8: Are You Ready to Manage Your Financial Interests? Developing a plan for juggling all of the financial instruments from earlier lessons in a quest to build one's "Personal Balance Sheet."
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Dollars & Sense II - Lesson 4

An Introduction a variety of common installment loans (car loans, personal loans, mortgages) with sp ... Read more
An Introduction a variety of common installment loans (car loans, personal loans, mortgages) with specified payback periods and regular monthly charges.
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Dollars & Sense II - Lesson 7

Lesson 7: Are You Ready to Be a Financial Counselor? Applying earlier lessons in managing income, s ... Read more
Lesson 7: Are You Ready to Be a Financial Counselor? Applying earlier lessons in managing income, spending, and interest (on savings and loans) to try and help others who find themselves in deep financial distress (due to poor management of savings, credit, and debt). Very Challenging!
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Dollars & Sense II - Lesson 1

Lesson 1: Can Compound Interest Work For Me? An introduction to the system of compound interest, in ... Read more
Lesson 1: Can Compound Interest Work For Me? An introduction to the system of compound interest, involving a 7-day challenge; Interest on short-term savings; scenarios for long-term college or retirement saving.
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Dollars & Sense II - Lesson 2

Lesson 2: How Can I Maximize Savings While Spending? Incorporating savings interest with saving and ... Read more
Lesson 2: How Can I Maximize Savings While Spending? Incorporating savings interest with saving and spending to achieve larger personal goals.
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Sim App (Sim)

An interface that allows users to interact with a model.

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Sim apps allow users to interact with a model using buttons, sliders, knobs, tables, graphs, and storytelling. These interactions help users understand how parts of a system interact.

Interfaces are created by model authors in the Stella desktop software and can be uploaded to the isee Exchange™.

Model

A diagram that represents how elements in a system influence one another.

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Models are mathematical representations of how elements in a system are connected and interact (e.g., ecosystems, organizations, supply chains). When running models on the isee Exchange™, results can be viewed in output devices like graphs and tables.

Models appear in the isee Exchange™ directory when authors upload them from the Stella® desktop software or create them with Stella Online™.

Causal Loop Diagram (CLD)

A map that represents the feedback structure of a system.

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CLDs are high-level maps that represents the feedback structure of a system and easily communicate the essence of a model. They appear in the isee Exchange™ when authors upload them from the Stella desktop software or create them with Stella Online™.