April 11, 2011

“Because in our popular culture the informational side of the computer is the side that is most familiar and most useful, it has the tendency to strengthen that side of our education system.  Now that’s good to strengthen it, but it’s also had the effect of pushing the balance over, away from the constructional side.”

Papert, S. (2004) Keynote address at the i3 1 to 1 Notebook Conference. Sydney, Australia. May 31 – June 2004. 45:45 into video.

Seymour Papert in Sydney, Australia 2004 from Gary Stager on Vimeo.

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