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August 2016
  • Engadget UK: The first website went online 25 years ago today
    6th Aug 2016

    If the web were a person, it wouldn’t have trouble renting a car from now on: the world’s first website, Tim Berners-Lee’s World Wide Web, went online 25 years ago today. The inaugural page wasn’t truly public when it went live at CERN on December 20th, 1990 (that wouldn’t happen until August 1991), and it wasn’t much more than an explanation of how thehypertext-based project worked. However, it’s safe to say that this plain page laid the groundwork for much of the internet as you know it — even now, you probably know one or two people who still think the web is the internet.

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  • Math teacher training in South Africa | IRIS Connect
    3rd Aug 2016

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  • The Education Partners · TRANSFORMING LEARNING | Intelligence : The True Digital Leap to the School of Tomorrow
    3rd Aug 2016

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  • Student debts wipe out most graduate pay premiums – report – BBC News
    3rd Aug 2016

    “Politicians should stop using a “carrot of higher graduate earnings” to justify raising student fees or freezing repayment thresholds, say campaigners.”

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  • The History of Mr. Papert
    2nd Aug 2016

    This article outlines the life and career of Seymour A. Papert through the mid-1990s. We follow the development of Papert from his early formal and informal education in the South Africa of the 1930’s through to his sage era in The Children’s Machine of the 1990’s.

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  • Professor Emeritus Seymour Papert, pioneer of constructionist learning, dies at 88 | MIT News
    2nd Aug 2016

    MIT News: Seymour Papert, whose ideas and inventions transformed how millions of children around the world create and learn, died Sunday at his home in East Blue Hill, Maine. He was 88.

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