Monday, November 03, 2014

Rethinking Learning in the Digital Age

“Education needs to be more than about making a living, but about making a life.” 

MIT Prof. Mitchel Resnick talks about ways to transform education, the Lego Mindstorms, and the idea of constructionist learning.
Resnick and his Lifelong Kindergarten Group at MIT believe that through play, children develop and refine their imagination, curiosity and creativity. His work – including the development of Scratch, LEGO Mindstorms, and the Computer Clubhouse network – is based on the idea that as children playfully explore and experiment, they develop new ideas and new ways of thinking about the world around them.
-- read on Daily Adventures by A. Salcito

Check out ScratchJr: Coding for Young Kids - project funded via Kickstarter

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