Mindstorms Book Club
A Maze of Cognitive Turbulence
Peter Skillen and Brenda Sherry explore the classic work of Seymour Papert through a study of his book, Mindstorms: Children, Computers and Powerful Ideas. Join Peter and Brenda as they welcome special guests, unique insights and offer their own passionate take on the importance of Papert in the 21st century.
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Jim Cash is currently a Modern Learning Resource Teacher in the Peel District School Board. He holds a master’s degree in educational technology and undergraduate degrees in cognitive psychology and education.

In his career, he has taught grades 1-8…

Sylvia Libow Martinez was an aerospace engineer before becoming an educational software producer and vice president of a video game company. She spent a decade as the President of Generation YES, the groundbreaking non-profit that provides educators…

Brian Silverman has been, since the late 1970s, involved in the invention of learning environments for children. He participated in the design and development of dozens of Logo versions (including LogoWriter, MicroWorlds & The Phantom Fish Tank),…

Carol Sperry has a fascinating—and inspirational—story to share with us about her encounter with Mindstorms, Logo, and the work and thinking of Seymour Papert. She wrote the foreword for the second edition of Mindstorms. It is for these reasons that…