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Turn the “Hour of Code” into the “Year of Learning”

It’s great that so many students and teachers I know, and many whom I do not know (but am aware of via Twitter) are checking out… 255 more words

Papert

Does Your Teaching Encourage Epistemological Pluralism?

Turkle and Papert’s paper on epistemological pluralisms is one of my favorite by Seymour (which I talked about here).  This is the first paper I’ve read about  175 more words

Why do you want kids to code?

I made this because I think there is an important distinction between learning to code and coding to learn.  I think the focus with students doing coding in schools should be… 265 more words

Constructivism

Why play? Why inquiry?

I’m reading this book. It’s hard, but it’s fun. I’m playing around with the ideas and it’s making me think a lot about teaching, learning, playing, and knowledge. 396 more words

Constructivism

Seymore Papert -logo and more

Many thanks to Junaid Mubeen for this fascinating article about Seymore Papert (father of A.I.)

A good read !

View story at Medium.com

Seymour Papert

On July 31, MIT Professor Seymour Papert passed away. He was, without question, one of the most significant thinkers about education the world has ever known. 508 more words

Education