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Description - Mindstorms by Seymour Papert

Mindstorms is an insightful observation about children, computers and computer cultures and the role technology plays in learning.. 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 persons entire life. Seymour Papert makes the point that in classrooms saturated with technology there is actually more socialization and that the technology often contributes to greater interaction among students and among students and instructors.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780465046744
ISBN-10: 0465046746
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 134mm x 14mm)
Pages: 252
Imprint: Basic Books
Publish Date: 14-Jul-1993
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Seymour Papert

Seymour Papert is Lego Professor of Mathematics and Education at MIT, where he is also co-founder of the artificial intelligence and media labouratories.