Archive

Since Logo was first implemented nearly 40 years ago there has been a large volume of published work about all aspects of Logo learning and programming. The Logo Foundation is making much of this material available here on this website and also with links to other sites that have relevant content.

Logo Update

was the newsletter of the Logo Foundation. It was published between 1993 and 2001 in print and online versions. All issues are now available  here in one or both formats.

Logo Foundation Papers

Logo Foundation papers are on a range of topics related to Logo learning and technology, classroom practice, constructionism, and programmable learning environments. These date from the mid-1980s to the present. You can access the index of papers in two ways:

You are invited to submit papers for publication on the Logo Foundation web site. Look at the submission guidelines.

Seymour Papert

Dr. Seymour Papert is widely regarded as the "father of Logo" and as a pioneer in educational computing. He led the Logo Group at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology from the mid-1960s, then the Epistemology and Learning group at the MIT Media Lab beginning in 1985. He was a founder and Chairman of Logo Computer Systems Inc (LCSI) starting in 1981, and co-founder and Chairman of the Logo Foundation from 1991 to 2016. Here are pointers to books, papers, and articles by and about Seymour Papert:

LogoThings

Cynthia Solomon was a member of the team that developed the first version of Logo in 1967. She has been involved in Logo research, development, and teaching ever since. She created this website, which documents the early development of Logo beginning in the 1960s including videos from school projects in the 1970s and from the Atari Cambridge Research Center in the early 1980s The site has links to MIT Logo memos written during the 1970s, and online versions of two of Cynthia's books: Computer Environments for Children and LogoWorks. There is also a collection of Logo projects you can try for yourself.

The Logo Tree

This document, compiled by Pavel Boytchev, is a comprehensive listing of more than 300 versions of Logo that have been developed since 1966.

MIT Logo Memos

This collection .of papers was published between 1971 and 1981.

Logo Exchange

began as a newsletter and evolved into the journal of ISTE's Logo SIG. It was published between 1981 and 1999. All issues have been scanned and are posted here.

Euro Logo / Constructionism

Beginning in 1987 a series of Logo conferences were held every two years in cities across Europe. The conference was renamed Constructionism beginning with the 2010 conference in Paris. Constructionism 2012 was held in Athens. Constructionism 2014 was in Vienna. Constructionism 2016 was held outside Europe for the first time, in Bangkok.

The St. Paul Logo Project

was initiated in 1981 by Geraldine Kozberg as a catalyst for school change in the St Paul, Minnesota Public Schools. A record of that project may be found in these documents: