Seymour Papert’s quotes

The role of the teacher is to create the conditions for invention rather than provide ready-made knowledge.

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You can’t teach people everything they need to know. The best you can do is position them where they can find what they need to know when they need to know it.

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Randy Pausch Last Lecture: Achieving Your Childhood Dreams

Experience is what you get when you didn’t get what you wanted.

When you see yourself doing something badly and nobody’s bothering to tell you anymore, that’s a very bad place to be. Your critics are your ones telling you they still love you and care.

The brick walls are not there to keep us out. The brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something.