The Conservation of Piaget: The Computer as Grist to the Constructivist Mill

The Conservation of Piaget: The Computer as Grist to the Constructivist Mill is an overlooked academic paper written by Seymour Papert in 1988. It represents one of Dr. Papert’s few published works of psychology and clarifies some misconceptions of Piaget while introducing perspectives from women’s studies.

Papert, S. (1988). The Conservation of Piaget: The Computer as Grist. In G. Forman  & P. B. Pufall (Eds.), Constructivism in the computer age (pp. 3-14). Hillsdale, New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

The complete book, Constructionism in the Computer Age, has been shared online by one of its editors in PDF form.

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