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Sherry Turkle Remembers Seymour Papert

Sherry Turkle’s comments about Seymour Papert were one of the highlights of the 2017 MIT Media Lab celebration of Seymour Papert’s life. Here is a version her tribute, published in the London Review of Books. Read Remembering Seymour Papert. Tweet This Post

Constructionism: A New Opportunity for Elementary Science Education

There are countless dissertations citing the 1986 NSF proposal, Constructionism: A New Opportunity for Elementary Science Education, by MIT Professor Seymour Papert. For years, I have been on the hunt for the actual document. I even contacted my Congressman to get a copy since the project was funded by the National Science Foundation. Despite those …

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Today’s Thought from Seymour Papert

“Two fundamental ideas run through this book. The first is that it is possible to design computers so that learning to communicate with them can be a natural process, more like learning French by living in France than like trying to learn it through the unnatural process of American foreign-language instruction in classrooms. Second, learning …

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