Playing Turtle

  • Published June 5, 2017
  • By Dave Catlin

A child plays Turtle when they imagine themselves to be the robot.  When they move and turn like the robot they think about what they’ve got to do to make the robot to achieve a task.  It makes the Roamer an object to think with and connects students to powerful mathematical ideas.

Seymour Papert on Playing Turtle from Dave Catlin on Vimeo.

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