turtleAs information technology came into schools in the late seventies, I took the stance that the technology should be controlled by the students.

So they programmed with Logo.

Kids learned the Total Turtle Trip theorem.

“If a turtle takes a trip around the boundary of any area and ends up in the state in which it started, then the sum of all turns will be 360 degrees.” Mindstorms, 1980

flowerCoding is Back!

Here we are in 2015—student agency, inquiry, project-based learning, and coding are back on the radar. 🙂

My next step is to integrate the ‘new’ with the ‘old’.

 

But, really, I’ve done a Total Turtle Trip.