Main inventor of Logo programming language (Lisp for kids), and pioneer in using computers in education. Mostly ignored by the orthodox education establishment.
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Professor Seymour Papert: Papert.org
Expert on how technology can provide new ways to learn, his contributions go beyond education: mathematician and cofounder with Marvin Minsky of MIT Artificial Intelligence Lab, founding faculty member of MIT Media Lab, where he works now. Worked for many years with Jean Piaget at University of Geneva, Switzerland.
MIT Media Lab: Seymour Papert
Papert was a founding faculty member of the Media Lab, and now works there part-time. The Media Lab site has been hard to reach lately and is often inaccessible, but be patient and keep at it: it is well worthwhile.
Page of over 2 dozen links to Websites, documents. By educator Gary S. Stager.
School's Out? A Conversation with Seymour Papert
Interview at The Matrix: MEME 2.13. Treats Papert's favorite topics: children, computers and the end of schools as we know them.
Growing biography, with links to many related topics. [Wikipedia]
Seymour Papert: Sunday Profile
Mathematician and pioneer in artificial intelligence, has radical ideas about how the education system should be overhauled. Text of radio interview, on ABC Local; Australia. (July 11, 2004)
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