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Turtle Geometry

£17.99

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Turtle Geometry presents an innovative program of mathematical discovery that demonstrates how the effective use of personal computers can profoundly change the nature of a student's contact with mathematics. Using this book and a few simple computer programs, students can explore the properties of space by following an imaginary turtle across the screen.The concept of turtle geometry grew out of the Logo Group at MIT. Directed by Seymour Papert, author of Mindstorms, this group has done extensive work with preschool children, high school students and university undergraduates. Harold Abelson is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. Andrea diSessa is an associate professor in the Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley.
Book in good condition. Signs of shelfwear to the edges of the front and back and to the spine aswell. No markings to the text or illustrations.

Item details

Author(s):
Harold Abelson, Andrea diSessa
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
6"x9"
Edition:
First MIT Press Paperback Edition, 1986
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0262510375
ISBN-13:
9780262510370
Number of pages:
477
Publisher:
The MIT Press

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Turtle Geometry presents an innovative program of mathematical discovery that demonstrates how the effective use of personal computers can profoundly change the nature of a student's contact with mathematics. Using this book and a few simple computer programs, students can explore the properties of space by following an imaginary turtle across the screen.The concept of turtle geometry grew out of the Logo Group at MIT. Directed by Seymour Papert, author of Mindstorms, this group has done extensive work with preschool children, high school students and university undergraduates. Harold Abelson is an associate professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at MIT. Andrea diSessa is an associate professor in the Graduate School of Education, University of California, Berkeley.
Book in good condition. Signs of shelfwear to the edges of the front and back and to the spine aswell. No markings to the text or illustrations.

Author(s):
Harold Abelson, Andrea diSessa
Condition:
Used: good
Dimensions:
6"x9"
Edition:
First MIT Press Paperback Edition, 1986
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0262510375
ISBN-13:
9780262510370
Number of pages:
477
Publisher:
The MIT Press

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