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March 25, 2020

“In many schools today, the phrase “computer-aided instruction” means making the computer teach the child. One might say the computer is being used to program the child. In my vision, the child programs the computer and, in doing so, both acquires a sense of mastery over a piece of the most modern and powerful technology...
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March 24, 2020

”We’re moving into a time when people need to know how to learn things they weren’t taught in school. Second, we now have the technology to let kids learn better. This will not just allow them to learn the same things better; it will teach kids to learn radical new things at all ages.” –...
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The Daily Papert Needs Your Help!

Could there be a better way to do something productive during the Covid-19 shutdown than to help DailyPapert.com? Better yet, you get to read some of Seymour Papert’s work and share it with the world! The site will undergo repairs and a bit of redesign during this unforeseen global emergency,  but your assistance is required...
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June 27, 2017

Seymour Papert (early 200s): And by the way something that we’ve seen that’s incredibly encouraging is that there’s a lot of fear that computers can mean … teachers are afraid to give up control in their classroom. It’s really interesting, the schools that have already had these computers here. There’s none of that, not a...
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