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March 31, 2011

“The institution of School, with its daily lesson plans, fixed curriculum, standardized tests, and other such paraphernalia, tends constantly to reduce learning to a series of technical acts and the teacher to the role of a technician.” Hill, D. (1993) Inventing the Future. In Education Week January 12, 1993. Accessed at http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/1994/01/12/16papert.h13.html Tweet This Post
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March 24, 2011

“Much of what the child learns we don’t even notice.” Papert, S. (1984). Computer as Mudpie. Intelligent Schoolhouse: Readings on Computers and Learning. D. Peterson. Reston, VA, Reston Publishing Company. Note: A higher-quality version of this article will be uploaded shortly. Tweet This Post
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March 18, 2011 – Weekly Digest

The Weekly Digest for The Daily Papert (March 14-17, 2011) March 14, 2011 “If you need to know whether drug X reduces blood-pressure, you may fairly safely draw a negative conclusion from a “treatment model” experiment in which hospitalized patients were given X and no change in blood-pressure was observed. On the other hand, you...
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