Where’s the Elephant?

Where’s the Elephant? by Seymour Papert Logo Update, Volume 1, Number 1 – Spring 1993 Logo is about 25 years old and was therefore approximately half-way through its lifetime (so far) when it moved out of a sheltered childhood in the laboratory to become an adult actor in the real world of schools. The first […]

March 30, 2011

”Why is it that children have to do 98,000 repetitions of this?” Mr. Papert said, pointing to an addition problem. “One reason is that they don’t know what they’re looking at. They need an object to think about other things with.” (Seymour Papert) Euchner, C. (1983) Seymour Papert’s ‘Microworld’: An Educational Utopia in Education Week. […]