Monday, July 14, 2008

Seymour Papert is recovering from a horrible accident...

Nineteen months ago he [Papert] was struck by a motorbike in Hanoi and suffered a brain injury so severe he was comatose for a month and couldn't walk, talk, or read. The man widely considered to be the most important living thinker about the way children learn is struggling with an unreliable memory and an uncertain grip on words. And his wife and his caregivers are using insights from his theories about learning to help bring him back to a normal life.

He is one of the greatest and a personal hero of mine. (Check out some of the stuff that he has done over the years!!)
All my sympathy: get well soon!

Full article.

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