[lively-kernel] Lively in Education

Darius Clarke socinian at gmail.com
Thu Jul 1 02:58:45 CEST 2010

View the "Squeakers DVD<http://squeakland.org/resources/audioVisual/#cat547>"
clips 1 to 18 here <http://squeakland.org/resources/audioVisual/#cat547>for
a quick overview by some of the original minds behind constructionist

Then, maybe, Alan Kay's 2007 TED talk (on the same page as above).

I hope that helps. :)


On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 5:46 PM, Philip Weaver <philmaker at gmail.com> wrote:

> Steve Wart and I are interested in using Lively for applications that
> appeal to mainstream development needs. But I do want to discuss education a
> bit.
> I have not read in depth about constructionist learning. Is the goal to 1.
> help students learn overall or 2. teach them how to program? Can anyone *point
> me to* really compelling, killer examples of constructionist learning
> which are not focused on simply teaching students how to program?
> *The most compelling example I can think of - for using Lively in
> education overall - is applying the concept of encapsulation to learning and
> to sciences.*
> I'm asking right now because soon I want to make a couple of mockups
> relating to education.
> Thanks,
> Philip
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