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How is your world programmed?

Articles around Playful Learning & Constructionist Education & Innovative Use of Media

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Quotes on the Topic

If people did not do silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.
Ludwig Wittgenstein

Tell me and I’ll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I’ll understand.
Chinese proverb

You don't understand anything until you learn it more than one way.
Marvin Minsky

Wisdom begins in wonder.

I have no particular talent. I am merely inquisitive.
Albert Einstein

Michael Ende

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.
Mark Twain

We destroy the love of learning in children encouraging and compelling them to work for petty and contemptible rewards.
John Holt Jr

Too often, we give children answers to remember, rather than problems to solve.
Roger Lewin

You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one
Henry David Thoreau

Children are the world's most valuable resource and its best hope for the future
John F. Kennedy

Never let formal education get in the way of your learning!
Mark Twain

Creativity is inventing, experimenting, growing, taking risks, breaking rules, making mistakes, and having fun.
Mary Lou Cook

A #2 pencil and a dream can take you anywhere.
Joyce A. Myers

Change before you have to!
Jack Welch

Courage doesnt always roar. Sometimes its the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow
M.A Radmacher

Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.
Winston Churchill

I am always ready to learn although I do not always like being taught.
Winston Churchill

The important thing is not so much that every child should be taught, as that every child should be given the wish to learn.
John Lubbock

There won’t be schools in the future. I think the computer will blow up the school. That is, the school defined as something where there are classes, teachers running exams, people structured into groups by age, following a curriculum.
Seymour Papert

Stay hungry, stay foolish!
Steve Jobs


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