One of the assignments for the Learning Creative Learning course I’m taking is to create a project in Scratch to introduce yourself to the other course participants. Scratch is a visual programming language developed for kids. I liked the idea of a maze, but I also wanted to try out variables (these are the parts . . . → Read More: Programming with Scratch
I’m toying with participating in the Learning Creative Learning course which starts up today. I participated last year, but as usually happens I started off with a good head of steam which then quickly petered out. I’m hoping to have more staying power this time.
This week’s activity is to read Seymour Papert’s essay on . . . → Read More: The Kindergarten Approach to Learning
This week in the Learning Creative Learning (LCL) course one of the tasks is to “Read Seymour Papert’s essay on the Gears of My Childhood and write about an object from your childhood that interested and influenced you”. I have been struggling for awhile to come up with something to write about. As a child . . . → Read More: Childhood Objects
In addition to #ETMOOC, I’ve also registered for the Learning Creative Learning course from MIT Media Lab and P2PU. Call me crazy, but I just couldn’t pass up this opportunity!
Lately I have been heavily influenced by the blog posts of Gary Stager and Clarence Fisher. Both write about getting students to create using technology . . . → Read More: Another MOOC?