The Conservation of Piaget: The Computer as Grist to the Constructivist Mill

The Conservation of Piaget: The Computer as Grist to the Constructivist MillĀ is an overlooked academic paper written by Seymour Papert in 1988. It represents one of Dr. Papert’s few published works of psychology and clarifies some misconceptions of Piaget while introducing perspectives from women’s studies. Papert, S. (1988). The Conservation of Piaget: The Computer as […]

Seymour Papert Brings Robotics to Children & Classrooms

Here is a promotional video produced by the Father of Educational Computing and the Maker Movement, Dr. Seymour Papert, for the LEGO company circa 1987. It introduces learning through robotics construction and Logo programming in an inner-city Boston public school, The Hennigan School. Seymour Papert Introduces LEGO TC Logo from Gary Stager on Vimeo. Tweet […]

It All Starts with Seymour Papert

The MIT Media Lab is celebrating its 30th anniversary. Seymour Papert was one of the founders of the Media Lab and in this video created by LEGO, his influence on learning and technology for children. 30 years of collaboration towards empowering children to be creative thinkers from LEGO Foundation on Vimeo. Tweet This Post

The Collected Writings of Seymour Papert (thus far)

Will Richardson has done a great deal of work updating the collected writings of Seymour Papert with the help of This will be updated as new documents are unearthed. If you have any of the missing documents or links to them. Please email curator [at] Title Description/Source Year Keynote ICMI 17 2006 Professor […]


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The Daily Papert

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