[IAEP] [Grassroots-l] Concise explanation of Constructionism from the Learning Team
bastienguerry at googlemail.com
Sun Aug 17 16:35:24 EDT 2008
Alexios Zavras <zvr+olpc at zvr.gr> writes:
> could the list of examples on the end of the concise definition
> be expanded to include a non-computer-based artifact ?
> e.g., is an artifact of fiction (story, fairy tale, ...) acceptable
> in the constructionism world ?
Seymour reports that gears are the artifacts he has been using to build
his own mathematical knowledge. He translated every math-problem into a
gears-problem and soon, because he loved gears and because he knew how
to manipulate them, he also learned a lot of mathematics.
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