February 20, 2012

“What we really have to think about is what produces involvement? Engagement? What grabs the individual? And so, it’s much more related to love than to logic. It’s much more related to how you see yourself fitting into the social and cultural fabric, including how you see television. Is it something that’s been done to […]

April 10, 2011

“Children who grow up with the opportunity to explore the jungles and the cities and the deep oceans and ancient myths and outer space will be even less likely than the players of video games to sit quietly through anything even vaguely resembling the elementary-school curriculum as we have known it up to now.” Papert, […]

April 18, 2011

“Once I was alerted to the concept of “hard fun” I began listening for it and heard it over and over. It is expressed in many different ways, all of which all boil down to the conclusion that everyone likes hard challenging things to do. But they have to be the right things matched to […]