June 11, 2012

“Logo is much like a natural language such as English. Baby talk allows the child an easy way to grab onto and use pieces of the language. But nowhere in the world is a language restricted to baby talk. The child continues to be immersed in the full richness of language as used by philosophers and poets. It is the quality–the rich complexity that opens up as one explores Logo ever more deeply–that makes Logo “good for children” and for adults as well.”

Papert, S. (1984) Misconceptions about Logo. Creative Computing COMPUTING. Vol. 10,  No. 11 . November 1984. Page 229.

Thanks to David Wees for the tip on this article.

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