Projects, passion, peers and play: Seymour Papert’s vision for learning

Many of the ideas that have become popular in education today—such as the power of projects and collaboration, and how technology could change learning—are rooted in ideas put forward by Seymour Papert, who died in 2016. His legacy lives on at the MIT Media Lab, where Mitchel Resnick, who heads the Lifelong Kindergarten group, works to advance Papert’s ideas.

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