Many thanks to Junaid Mubeen for this fascinating article about Seymore Papert (father of A.I.)
A good read !
There is widespread concern about low pass rates in computer programming modules at higher education. There is plenty of evidence about teacher experience and students performance in this domain that suggests that computer programming is a difficult skill to teach and a difficult skill to learn. 537 more words
As I recall, the first time that I expressed interest in becoming a scientist was in the second grade after seeing the movie Twister. The film chronicles the story of a group of meteorologists who are trying to use a yet untested instrument (affectionately named Dorothy) to gather data about tornados. 432 more words
"The role of the teacher is to create the conditions for invention rather than provide ready-made knowledge." - Seymour Papert -
In Seymour Papert’s 1980’s video conference with Japanese educators Papert argued that that constructionism is more important and critical in the classroom than instructionism. 343 more words