May 14, 2014

  “Across the globe there is a love affair between children and the digital technolo­gies. They love the computers, they love the phones, they love the game machines, and – most relevantly here – their love translates into a willingness to do a prodigious quantity of learning. The idea that this love might be mobilized […]

May 13, 2014

Question by kid reporters: Some adults are afraid of computers, but kids love them. Why? Answer by Seymour Papert: “I don’t know the answer to that but I think it is the most important question in the world. Children feel that computers are their thing. As children grow up, they’ll be doing everything in a different way. Unless people learn to think differently, the planet isn’t going to last very long. The fact that children take to computers well is one of the most helpful things in the world.” Papert, Seymour. (circa 1993). Interview. Boston Globe Fun Pages. [Link […]

May 12, 2014

This page from Cyberneticzoo.com tells the history of the mechanical Logo turtle.   Tweet This Post

May 5, 2014

“Indeed, we might summarize all these points by saying that schoolchildren have been deprived of the opportunity of actually doing mathematics in any sense even thinly related to the working activity of mathematicians. Thus, it is not surprising that children resist, that they seldom carry over their training informal manipulation into less formal situations, and […]

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