The Children's Machine: Rethinking School In The Age Of The Computer

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Basic Books, Apr 29, 1994 - Education - 256 pages
In his classsic book, Mindstorms: Children, Computers, and powerful Ideas, Seymour Papert set out a vision of how computers could change school. In The Children's Machine he now looks back over a decade during which American schools acquired more than three million computers and assesses progress and resistance to progress.

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Papert heralds the computer as a device that- though often misused by schools to maintain the current status quo- can give students the opportunity to learn to love often maligned subjects such as ... Read full review

About the author (1994)

Seymour Papert holds the Lego Chair for Learning Research at MIT. He is the author of Mindstorms: Children, Computers, and Powerful Ideas.

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