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.
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]