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    • Alicia DelMastro

      Gallagher - Seymour Papert Unit 1

      What is Papert saying? Seymor Papert believed in the ability of young children. Through his work with many other computer scientists and researchers, he developed the theory of learning called constructionism. Constructionism is the idea that children learn through mental models to engage in ...

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      • Jade Solomon

        Papert's LOGO Turtle Reading Response

        Papert’s main focus in Mindstorm, as well as the video on LOGO Turtle, discusses the idea of the importance of growing young minds. Specifically, young minds and their ability to “speak computer.” Papert states that by using LOGO Turtle, children are learning to code commands an...

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        • Jade Solomon

          Alan Kay Reading Response

          Like Papert, Alan Kay focused a lot on the benefits in using technology. Specifically, according to Len Manovich’s article, Alan Kay’s Universal Media Machine, Alan Kay had a vision “to provide users with programming environment, examples of programs, and already-written general...

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          • Susan Granata

            Women were the stars in early programming

            Interesting article that ties into the debate between Rankin and Dear....

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            • Jade Solomon

              Rankin vs. Dear

              The basis of both authors’ videos was to explain the growth of computer science through out history. While listening to Joy Rankin’s video, A People’s History of Computing in the United States, I had immediately become interested in her choice to begin with the story of Tom Kurt...

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