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August 23, 2012

“These children are engaged in something that traditional school seldom offers: serious projects that involve working on hard technical problems for many hours a day, every day for several weeks. In the course of doing so, they come into contact with a wide range of technical, scientific and mathematical knowledge, some of which may be …

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September 19, 2012

In 1990, Louise C. Orlando of Teaching and Computers, a long defunct magazine, asked Seymour Papert what most would consider a softball question based on a contemporary education craze of that period. Interviewer: What do you think of cooperative learning? Papert: I think it’s very bad when students are forced to work in groups. But, …

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