### May 14, 2014

“Across the globe there is a love affair between children and the digital technologies. They love the computers, they love the phones,... Read More

### April 30, 2014

“Throughout this essay, I use the word “mathematics” as a stand in for all disciplines. I use the word “math” to refer... Read More

### March 10, 2014

“Math really is boring for most people because it is not connected with their interests and their fantasies. You can’t make it... Read More

### March 3, 2014 – We’re back!

“Certain notions of mathematics are not sufficiently embedded in the culture for children to learn in their natural way, so they come... Read More

### March 22, 2012

“In Mindstorms (Papert, 1980), I asked (choosing one out of a vast number of possible examples) why the quadratic equation of the... Read More

### March 12, 2012

“Instead of making kids learn math let’s make math kids will learn.” Papert, S. (1996). “An Exploration in the Space of Mathematics... Read More

### February 9, 2012

“What they teach in school, I like to call, “math,” as opposed to mathematics. Mathematics is one of the great jewels of... Read More

### June 16, 2011

“Putting flash cards on the screen is not a new way of learning math. It is a polished-up version of the old... Read More

### May 19, 2011

“So a lot of school math was useful once upon a time, but we now have calculators and so we don’t need... Read More

### March 8, 2011

“For many children traditional school is a very dangerous place because you can be humiliated, embarrassed – scared of being found out... Read More