"they became producers instead of consumers of educational software. To the true believer in CAI, this (cont) http://tl.gd/2n5sgd
"The point is that formal school knowledge of fractions was not connected with her intuitive everyday knowledge." Papert
RT @anderscj: "The point ....school knowledge of fractions was not connected with .. everyday knowledge." Papert>the childrens machine
@anderscj book might have been written nearly 20 yrs ago but still so relevant
@anderscj I only read it for first time a few months ago - can't believe I missed it till now!
"What she learned in class was brittle, formal, and isolated from life." Papert
@janwebb21 absolutely timeless
@janwebb21 I've read lots of Paperts earlier work. C'sM has been on my "2read" list 4 some time. None of his previous work is this powerful.
"pleasure in their theory of the computer's behavior was soon replaced by frustration; it felt good to (cont) http://tl.gd/2n72nf
"Knowing that one can exercise choice in shaping and reshaping one's intellectual identity may be the most (cont) http://tl.gd/2n762h
"What was empowering for Maria and her friends was not making the lights blink but finding their own way to g (cont) http://tl.gd/2n784c
"One factor that made this possible was a teaching attitude one could call demanding permissiveness: (cont) http://tl.gd/2n7avf
"It is often observed that important discoveries begin with chance observations and are attributed to 'luck.'" -Papert
"This recommendation flows from looking at learning as a dimension of life, like relationships, spirituality, (cont) http://tl.gd/2n7oi5
Yes! Yes! Yes! This is exactly why I do what I do.
"For even if they choose to look down their noses at fiction ASCAP source of knowledge, they can be sure (cont) http://tl.gd/2n7qui
"When dancing is defined by a formula it lends itself to a familiar kind of 'teaching, which I propose to call "clean teaching." Papert
"The relationship between learner and teacher is "clean" in that it is confined, on pain of (cont) http://tl.gd/2n7vh9