A Heartfelt Tribute to Seymour Papert

Papert thinking through an engineering challenge with an at-risk student

“The world lost an amazing wit, intellect, inventor, bricoleur, scholar, freedom fighter, and friend with the passing of Seymour Papert. He was arguably the most influential educator of the past half century. It would be wise for us all to start thinking about what we each might do to build upon his mighty legacy.” Gary Stager, who provided the photo to the right with the caption “Papert thinking through an engineering challenge with an at-risk student.”

EDITOR’S NOTE: This issue of Children’s Technology Review Weekly marks the first since the passing of Seymour Papert. We asked one of his former collaborators (and friend to CTR) Dr. Gary Stager to write something. He kindly offered the following.

Read Gary Stager’s tribute to Seymour Papert 

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