Mindstorms : children, computers, and powerful ideas (Book, 1993) [WorldCat.org]
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Mindstorms : children, computers, and powerful ideas

Author: Seymour Papert
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed.View all editions and formats
Mindstorms has two central themes: that children can learn to use computers in a masterful way and that learning to use computers can change the way they learn everything else. Even outside the classroom, Papert had a vision that the computer could be used just as casually and as personally for a diversity of purposes throughout a person's entire life. Seymour Papert makes the point that in classrooms saturated with  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Seymour Papert
ISBN: 0465046746 9780465046744
OCLC Number: 28504839
Description: xxi, 230 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Computers and computer cultures --
Mathophobia: the fear of learning --
Turtle geometry: a mathematics made for learning --
Languages for computers and for people --
Microworlds: incubators for knowledge --
Powerful ideas in mid-size bites --
LOGO's roots: Piaget and AI --
Images of the learning society.
Responsibility: Seymour Papert.
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Mindstorms is an insightful observation about children, computers and computer cultures and the role technology plays in learning.  Read more...


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