Where are the Learners?

As we welcome back many teachers and learners from northern hemisphere summer vacation, we would also like to feature some thoughts from Cecilia de la Paz. Cecilia was Cluster Lead in Uruguay, and now works from New Zealand as a member of the NPDL Capacity Building Team. Reflecting on the passing of Seymour Papert in July, Cecila challenges us to connect, engage and ignite learners and learning……. Where are the Learners? Honoring Seymour Papert 1928-2016 I have been visiting schools, reading, thinking and co-creating with teams from different parts of the globe, aiming to find new or more effective ways to engage children in learning. As years go by I am more convinced that what professor Seyomur Papert stated is true ¨the best learning takes place when the learners take charge¨. As early…


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